EVENT DETAILS

Cooking Matters for Families
May 17, 2022     .     5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
FREE 6-week class with free child care if children not participating in class. Children must be at least 6 years old or older to participate. All children must be accompanied by a registered & responsible adult at least 18 years old or older.

Cooking Matters for Families teaches low-income adults & kids how to prepare and shop sensibly for healthy meals on a limited budget. Each week, participants will be sent home with a bag of groceries to prepare the recipe they learned during the course that evening.

By initiating discussions and introducing activities that build upon participants? own experiences, instructors create effective learning opportunities. Course participants build confidence in their new skills through active class participation, enabling positive behavior changes in daily life. Classmates also help one another by sharing feedback on each other's progress. Participants receive ingredients weekly to practice making the class recipes at home. By using what they learn in class at home, Cooking Matters MA course graduates maximize their food resources, make healthier choices for their families, and prepare balanced, delicious meals.