Cooking Matters for Teens

Date: February 20, 2015 - March 27, 2015
Time: 3:45-4:45 p.m.
Location: THE ROCK, Midland Community Center, 2205 S Jefferson Ave Midland, MI 48640
Contact: Melissa Coosard, 989-832-6713, coosardm@anr.msu.edu

Cooking Matters for Teens is a program that is made just for teens to learn about healthy eating and cooking. This program consists of six lessons, lasting approximately 1 hour each. A nutrition professional and chef team up to provide interactive lessons to help teens build skills and confidence in making healthy meals. The program includes: Participatory food preparation that provides cooking and food safety instruction Engaging nutrition activities and discussions Practice with food budgeting Recipe book for use at home Cutting board Certificate of completion Class series are taught throughout the community, including but not limited to community centers, churches, schools and local MSU Extension offices.

Group series are available if there are six to 15 people, and at least half of the group is Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) eligible. http://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/supplemental-nutrition-assistance-program-snap 

If you are interested in scheduling or participating in a Cooking Matters for Teens program please contact Melissa Coosard MSU Extension Nutrition Program Associate of Midland, Phone: (989) 832, 6713 Email: coosardm@anr.msu.edu

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