"Metric Tastes Good," a cookbook put out by the Garrett Park Elementary School. PTA, has gone into a second printing and is new selling for $5. Checks should be made out to Garrett Park PTA and mailed to the school at 4310 Oxford st., Garrett Park, Md. [WORD ILLEGIBLE]

Creative Cookery Clinics will be conducted by Carol Hunerlach, a registered dictition, on June 23 and July 14 from 7:30 to 10 p.m.

The workshops will cover entertaining family menus; recipe simplification (on such things as how to decrease fat, sugar and salt while increasing nutrients and fiber); improving nutritional quality of certain convenience foods; meatless ideas; healthy snacks and desserts.

Hunerlach, who has imaginative ideas on how to cope with eating problems, will conduct the session in the Greenbriar Condominium Clubhouse meeting Room, 7600 Hanover Pkwy. The cost for one session is $10; for two, $15.

Advance registration is necessary. Call Hunerlach at 345-4433 for further details.

The Culpeper, Va., Farmers Market will be open Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the rest of the summer. In addition to many home-grown foods it features homemade products. The market is located on Rte. 29, about two miles south of Culpeper.

Odonna Mathews has been appointed consumer adviser to Giant Food. Mathews replaces Esther Peterson, consumer adviser to President Carter.

Mathews joined the supermarket chain as an intern in 1971. She worked with Peterson as a consumer specialist and was in charge of various consumer programs.

Organically grown vegetables are being sold at two outdoor street locations in Washington on weekends.

Produce grown by Licking Creek Bend Farm in Pennsylvania as well as produce trucked in from Florida is available at 38th and Porter NW on Friday evenings from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

The stand moves its location to 18th and Columbia Rd. NW on Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Nitrite-free salami is also available. Nitrite-free bacon may be ordered.