Natural Foods Merchandiser

October 2003 Promotional Ideas

Monthly Themes
Co-op Awareness Month
Eat Better, Eat Together Month
Popcorn Poppin' Month
Pork Month
Chili Month
Cookie Month
Seafood Month
Vegetarian Month
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month
Dental Hygiene Month
Liver Awareness Month
Depression Education and Awareness Month

Weekly Themes
Oct. 1-5—No Salt Week
Oct. 1-7—Universal Children's Week
Oct. 12-18—National School Lunch Week
Oct. 19-25—Massage Therapy Awareness Week
Oct. 19-25—Health Education Week
Oct. 20-28—Rainforest Week
Oct. 25-31—Save Your Back Week

Daily Themes
Oct. 1—Vegetarian Day
Oct. 2—Farm Animals Day
Oct. 3—Smile Day
Oct. 5—Spinach Lovers Day
Oct. 6—Child Health Day
Oct. 6—Herbal Health Day
Oct. 10—Egg Day
Oct. 13—Columbus Day
Oct. 13—Children's Day
Oct. 16—Boss Day
Oct. 16—World Food Day
Oct. 25—Make a Difference Day
Oct. 30—Haunted Refrigerator Night
Oct. 31—Halloween

Tip: For Eat Better, Eat Together Month, create a display featuring quick, nutritious meals that are easy to prepare and kid-friendly. Studies show that children who eat with their families have better nutrition and fewer behavior problems.

Natural Foods Merchandiser volume XXIV/number 8/p. 52

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