CARLISLE, Pa. – July is the sweet spot of summer and the perfect time to enjoy a variety of seasonal produce options. The GIANT Company team of dietitians is ready with simple tips and tricks, as well as easy and affordable meal inspiration to make the most of your summer produce with free virtual classes throughout July.
“Seasonal produce is picked right at the peak of ripeness, locking in that good nutrition and fresh flavor,” said Kilene Knitter, MS, RD, LDN, dietitian with The GIANT Company. “When we eat seasonally, it’s also more affordable and supports our local communities, too.”
Here’s a peek of the produce-focused virtual classes being offered by The GIANT Company dietitians this July:
- Don’t spend those warm summer evenings creating even more heat in the kitchen! Learn how simple and delicious it can be to make no-cook meals, like spicy shrimp ceviche and BLT with lemon basil mayo using affordable products and seasonal produce every Monday at 12 p.m. with Meal Solution Mondays classes.
- Each Tuesday at 12 p.m., learn simple tips and make seasonal recipes like zucchini carpaccio and watermelon, tuna and feta salad to make the most of summer produce this year in the dietitian’s Produce Spotlight class.
- Have you ever wondered how some of your favorite local produce items get to your table? Join The GIANT Company dietitians to learn all about some local vendors, like Stauffer Huling Farms, Keystone Fruit, and Soli Organic in the Table Talk class every Wednesday at 12 p.m.
- Beat the heat this summer with balanced, seasonalsmoothie inspiration. During the Summer Smoothies class on Thursdays at 12 p.m., the dietitians will be blending up refreshing options, like blueberry smoothie bowl and sunrise smoothie.
This July, customers can also earn 2X CHOICE Points on all Guiding Star-rated items when shopping in-store or online with The GIANT Company.
Visit The GIANT Company dietitian websites at giantfoodstores.com/wellness or martinsfoods.com/wellness for recipe inspiration and resources. There is also a link to pre-register for all virtual classes, including a complete listing of classes and ingredients needed for each class. In addition, customers can earn 50 CHOICE Points when they register, provide their card number, state, and attend the entire class.
About The GIANT Company
The GIANT Company believes that no matter where or how, when meals happen, families connect, and when families connect meaningfully, good happens. Guided by its brand platform, For Today’s Table®, the omnichannel retailer proudly serves millions of neighbors across Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, and New Jersey. With more than 35,000 talented team members supporting 193 stores, 132 pharmacies, 107 fuel stations, and over 180 online pickup hubs and grocery delivery service in hundreds of zip codes, The GIANT Company is changing the customer experience and connecting families for a better future. Founded in 1923 in Carlisle, Pa., The GIANT Company family of brands includes GIANT, MARTIN’S, GIANT Heirloom Market, GIANT Direct and MARTIN’S Direct. The GIANT Company is a company of Ahold Delhaize USA. For more information, visit the GIANT or MARTIN’S websites.