Cooking Matters for Adults

Date: May 25, 2015 - July 7, 2015
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: 701 S. Lincoln Avenue, Alma, MI 48801
Contact: Lindsay Padgett, padget19@anr.msu.edu, 989-875-5233 ext. 4234

This program consists of six lessons each lasting approximately two hours. With the help of two experienced nutrition educators, participants will gain the skills and confidence to make healthy, wallet friendly meals for their family. Each week, participants will receive take home groceries, which they can use at home to practice a recipe they learned in class.

The class series also includes:

  • Participatory food preparation that provides cooking and food safety instruction
  • Engaging nutrition activities and discussions
  • Practice with food budgeting
  • Interactive grocery store visit and $10 challenge
  • Recipe book for use at home
  • Certificate of completion

This class series is taught at the Gratiot County Fairgrounds. Group series are available if there are 6 to 15 people, and at least half of the group is Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) eligible. If you are interested in scheduling or participating in a Cooking Matters for Adults class contact Lindsay Padgett.

Class Schedule (Each from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.):

Session 1) May 26th
Session 2) June 9th
Session 3) June 16th
Session 4) June 23rd
Session 5) June 30th
Session 6) July 7th (Last class/graduation)

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