Cooking Matters for Families at Grand Traverse Band Medicine Lodge, February & March 2018

Date: February 19, 2018 - March 26, 2018
Time: 5:15 - 7:15 pm
Location: Medicine Lodge Kitchen, 2300 N Stallman Rd, Peshawbestown, MI 49682
Contact: Jane Rapin,, 231-922-4858

Michigan State University Extension, in partnership with the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians, is pleased to offer Cooking Matters for Families. This course is free, but registration is required by or before February 16. Contact Tina Bailey to register: 231-534-7035
Cooking Matters teaches participants healthy food skills to help them gain the knowledge and confidence that they need to enrich their families with nutritious and wallet-friendly meals. This is a six-week course series that is taught by an MSU Extension Program Instructor and each lesson lasts approximately 2 hours.
One child (age 9-17) per adult participant are encouraged to come!
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:
  • Hands-on food preparation, with cooking and food safety instruction
  • Engaging nutrition activities and discussions
  • Ideas for raising healthy eaters
  • Quick and affordable recipes
  • Healthy snacks
  • Balanced meal planning
  • Recipe book for use at home
  • Certificate of completion

**This event is open to tribal members only; if you are interested in hosting a Cooking Matters event, please contact Jane Rapin at 231-922-4858 or **


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