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Zucchini 500: Fast Food Is Coming to the Farmers’ Market in Carrollton

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Tanner Health System’s Get Healthy, Live Well in partnership with the Cotton Mill Farmers’ Market is hosting a Zucchini 500 Race where participants will race their cars — built out of squash — on a custom, 16-foot track provided by The Blake House.

What: Participants in the Zucchini 500 Race will build their own race cars out of squash or cucumbers. Cars can be built with old or new toy car wheels and be decorated.

They can be built with extra veggies and have “passengers.” Prizes will be awarded in two age groups — ages 4-8 and 9-12. There will be prices for the fastest car and the most creative. A grand prize will be given for the fastest car of the day.

Who: Tanner Health System’s Get Healthy, Live Well
Cotton Mill Farmers’ Market

When: Saturday, Aug. 19
Registration and car weigh in at 9 a.m.
Racing begins at 10 a.m.

Where: Cotton Mill Farmers’ Market
609 Dixie Street
Carrollton, GA 30117

Why: The event is part of Get Healthy, Live Well’s Power of Produce (POP) Club, which is a nationally recognized program to empower kids ages 4 to 12 to make healthy food choices.

For more information, contact Amanda Thomas at 770.812.9617 or athomas@tanner.org.

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