2015 Healthy Taste of the Eastside

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This event featured nutritional information, chef demonstrations, a health fair and delicious food.

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Families enjoyed free refreshments, entertainment, information, activities and mascot characters.

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Residents discovered how they can transform their health by embracing a nutritional lifestyle. Everyone enjoyed delicious food and was able to vote for the “Best Healthy Dish”. Trophies were awarded to 1st- 3rd place and this year there was a ‘People’s choice award’!

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1st place- Ella Austin Community Center’s Afterschool Program

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2nd place- San Antonio Food Bank

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3rd place- Nancy Rodriguez with Urban Strategies

and a resident of the former Wheatley Courts

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We would like to give a BIG Thank you to our amazing judges who volunteered their time to make this event a great success. You choose the best and encouraged the rest!

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Our Celebrity judges were…

  •  Michelle Griego: Resident & Founder of Dignowity Hill Farmer’s Market
  • Jennifer Kerr: Resident & Parent Volunteer at Booker T Washington Elementary
  • April De Leon-Galloway: Write for San Antonio Eats- Local Food Blog & Restaurant Reviews
  • Alan E. Warrick: District 2 Councilman

 Contestant: Steven Lucke with Gardopia at Bowden Elementary School   

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Contestant: Healy Murphy High School

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Contestant: Martinez St. Women’s Center

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Contestant: Munch On

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We provided FREE fruit cups and a juicing station!

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Thank you ladies for planning a terrific event!

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Hope to see you all next year! Make sure to check out our Facebook for more pictures from the event.

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*This event was part of the FREE United Way Kids Festival and is an official Fiesta Event, featuring over 65 booths (non-profits, school districts and city services) providing information, activities and entertainment focusing on the celebration and promotion of early childhood development. A wide variety of activities are available for children of all ages including a Showmobile stage hosting numerous entertainment acts along with mascot characters. City officials welcomed participants and attendants throughout the day.

REMEMBER to check out our Facebook for more pictures from the event!