LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) -

The La Crosse County Health Department Farmers’ Market Challenge will run for four weeks beginning on Monday, July 7.

The summer Challenge encourages people to visit a Farmers’ Market and purchase fresh produce weekly while saving money.

The challenge also allows people to:

  • Meet the farmer who grew your food and obtain the freshest foods.
  • Learn how to use the five tastes to enjoy more fruits and vegetables.
  • Decrease your Carbon Footprint by purchasing local produce.
  • Gain practical tips and tasty recipes through weekly emails.
  • Stay motivated by tracking your progress on the Challenge Log.
  • Submit the Farmer’s Market Log, and be eligible for prizes.

The deadline to register is Thursday, July 3. Click here to register for the Farmers' Market Challenge.