Courtesy of Abundance Cooperative Market

Abundance *Goes Bananas* at Parenting Village Bash

Last Sunday, Abundance participated in the Parenting Village "Bash" in Penfield, New York. It was a beautiful day and a great opportunity for meeting parents and children who were curious about our store and what makes our co-op such a unique shopping option.

Armed with organic, fair trade bananas, Jim Deluca, General Manager, educated kids and their parents about the yellow tropical fruit. Not only did everyone get to learn that a banana is actually a sectional fruit (like an orange), but they were able to enjoy a delicious treat.

About Parenting Village

Parenting Village fosters the healthy development of children and families in the Rochester area by offering connection and support for expecting, new and experienced parents. We envision a mutually supportive community in which all parents are empowered to confidently raise healthy, thriving children.

They offer innovative programming and services, and establishes networks and collaborations among existing area programs to increase social connection and decrease isolation among local families. There will be learning opportunities for both parents and professionals related to parenting, pregnancy, infancy and early childhood development. Woven through the program design is an emphasis on healthy lifestyle choices that are beneficial to individuals, families, the community and the environment.

To learn more about Parenting Village, visit their website.