Collar Greens Health & Wellness Day for Man's Best Friend at Central Farm Markets in Northern V

A Howling Good Time Kicks off with Cutest Dog Instagram Photo Contest #centralfarmdogcontest
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FAIRFAX, Va. - Aug. 8, 2019 - PRLog -- Divabetic and Northern Virginia Central Farm Markets present Collar Greens Health & Wellness Day on Sunday, September 29 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM at their farmer's market located at Marshall High School, 7731 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA.

Celebrate the many health benefits of owning a dog at a fun-filled day of outreach in a pet friendly environment centered around local foods. Collar Greens Health & Wellness Day presents free health education for everyone in the family including our four-legged family members.

Fido, Spot and their owners can get answers to their questions at the Ask the Vet station, learn about pet ownership and adoption, and be treated to an amazing service dog demonstration with internationally recognized leader in medical, diabetes alert, and scent detection dog training, Debby Kay.

Stay-healthy-as-a-family activities include free healthy food tours, nutritious cooking demonstrations, Ask A Diabetes Educator station, and sight and hearing screenings f. There's even a scavenger hunt and a create-your-own dog magnet arts and crafts area for kids.

"Our farmer's markets are always the best place to find fresh healthy produce, fish, dairy, meats and much more. We also like to enhance the market experience with fun and engaging activities for all ages. Since our customers are dog lovers and health conscious, this will be a great experience for them," says Debra Moser, Owner and Founder of Central Farm Markets (

This howling good time starts with the Cutest Dog Photo Contest on Instagram using the hashtag #centralfarmdogcontest. Weekly prize winners are eligible for the $500 grand prize gift pack that would make Toto, Lassie and Scooby-Do very happy pups.

"A dog's health and their owner's health are linked, and Collar Greens Health and Wellness Day is an entertaining way to reach both groups," says Max Szadek, Executive Director and Founder of Divabetic ( "Central Farm Markets is a great partner because they are community minded and enthusiastic about novel approaches to outreach."

Other partners include the Fairfax County Animal Shelter ( and Homeward Trails Animal Rescue. (

Schedule: Eventbrite (

Central Farm Markets ( was founded in 2008 by Debra Moser and Mitch Berliner. The Bethesda market was first, which started in a small parking lot with 17 vendors. Today they have four markets in Maryland and Virginia. Each supports its local community with activities, events and programming that help to educate, give back and fight hunger.

Divabetic® ( is a national nonprofit diabetes outreach organization committed to changing attitudes in people at risk, affected by and living with diabetes. They strive to encourage prevention, early action and above all, education.

Max Szadek
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