Cooking Matters for Parents

Date: March 20, 2015 - May 1, 2015
Time: 1-3 p.m.
Location: West Campus Community Center, 1414 Family Drive, Big Rapids, MI 49307
Contact: Effie Jack, 231-592-0792,

Cooking Matters for Parents is a free six-week hands on cooking and nutrition class for parents.

Taught by a Chef and Nutrition Instructor.

Free take-home groceries to make class recipes at home.

Lessons include:

  • Setting a Healthy Example (Encouraging parents to create a healthy home food environment for their families)
  • Choosing Fruits, Vegetables and Whole Grains (Encouraging parents to incorporate more fruits, vegetables and whole grains into their families’ meals)
  • Healthy Starts at Home (Encouraging parents to prepare more meals and snacks at home)
  • The Power of Planning (Encouraging parents to plan healthy, low-cost meals to make the most of their food dollars)
  • Shopping Smart (Encouraging parents to make smart food choices when food shopping, grocery store tour)
  • Recipe for Success (Celebration of parents’ accomplishments and progress in creating a healthy food environment for their families within their food budget)

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