ShopRite of Greater Morristown Welcomes ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’

August 14, 2014

Kids Cooking Class and Meet & Greet to Celebrate 45th Anniversary of Classic Children’s Book

WHAT: To celebrate the 45th anniversary of Eric Carle’s classic children’s book, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, ShopRite of Greater Morristown and Produce for Kids will be hosting a meet and greet with the many-legged character himself.
The event, scheduled for Monday, August 18th from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm, will kick-off with a special FREE cooking class with in-store registered dietitian Jessica Guarnieri from 10:30am-11:30am, as they taste and recreate a few of the tale’s featured foods. Registration is required (please call 973-829-6830) or register online.
Following the class, customers will enjoy a meet and greet with the Hungry Caterpillar (see photo), who will be available for photos. A special anniversary edition of The Very Hungry Caterpillar will also be available for purchase.

WHERE: ShopRite of Greater Morristown, Village Food Garden Patio, 178 E. Hanover Ave. Cedar Knolls, NJ 07927

WHEN:  Monday, August 18, 2014, 10:30 AM-1:30 PM


About ShopRite
ShopRite is the registered trademark of Wakefern Food Corp., a retailer-owned cooperative based in Keasbey, NJ,  and the largest supermarket cooperative in the United States.  With more than 250 ShopRite supermarkets located throughout New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Delaware and Maryland, ShopRite serves more than six million customers each week.  A long-time supporter of key community efforts, ShopRite is dedicated to fighting hunger in the communities it serves.  Through its ShopRite Partners In Caring program, ShopRite has donated $33 million to 1,700 worthy charities and food banks since the program began in 1999.  As a title sponsor of the LPGA’s ShopRite Classic, ShopRite has raised more than $27 million for local organizations, hospitals and community groups.  Progressive Grocer named ShopRite its 2011 Retailer of the Year and Supermarket News awarded ShopRite its 2011 Retail Excellence Award.  For more information, please visit

About Produce for Kids®
Produce for Kids® is a philanthropically based organization that brings the produce industry together to educate consumers about healthy eating with fresh produce and raises funds for local children’s non-profit organizations. Since its creation in 2002 by Shuman Produce Inc., Produce for Kids has raised more than $4.8 million to benefit kids. To learn more about Produce for Kids and healthy eating, visit, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or Instagram.

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