Cooking Matters Teens

Date: March 3, 2014 - April 14, 2014
Time: 4:30-6:30PM
Location: Midland Community Center, 2205 Jefferson Ave. Midland, MI 48642
Contact: Julia Terhune, 989-832-6713

This series is held at the Midland Community Center, on Mondays from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Please contact Julia Terhune if you are interested in participating.

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 two hours 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. When taught at a school, at least 50 percent of the students must qualify for the National School Lunch Program. If you are interested in scheduling or participating in a Cooking Matters for Teens program please contact Julia Terhune at 989-832-6713.

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