Cooking Matters

Cooking Matters

Cooking Matters for Adults is a nutrition program where participants will learn how to eat healthy, cook and grocery shop on a limited budget. The program consists of six lessons, lasting approximately two hours each. With the help of an experienced chef and nutrition educator, participants will gain the skills and confidence to make healthy, budget friendly meals for their family.

Each week, participants will receive take-home food, 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

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 10 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 program please contact an MSUE Nutrition professional.

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Events

  • Cooking Matters for Teens

    Feb 21, 2017 | The Outpost, 7282 Hoadley Road, Benzonia, MI 49616

  • Cooking Matters for Adults

    Feb 21, 2017 – Mar 28, 2017 | Hamilton Community Health, 2900 N. Saginaw St., Flint, MI 48502

  • Cooking Matters

    Feb 23, 2017 – Mar 30, 2017 | St Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor, Women's Health Center, Culinary Studio, 5320 Elliot Drive, Ypsilanti, MI 48197

  • Cooking Matters Training

    Feb 28, 2017 | Grand Rapids Kent County Extension Office, 775 Ball Ave. N.E., Grand Rapids, MI 49503

  • Cooking Matters for Parents

    Mar 2, 2017 – Apr 13, 2017 | Sanford Early Childhood Center, 2534 N W River Rd., Sanford, MI 48657

  • Cooking Matters for Parents

    Apr 4, 2017 – May 9, 2017 | Midland Evangelical Free Church, 7221 N. Jefferson Ave., Midland, MI 48642

  • Cooking Matters for Adults

    Apr 12, 2017 – May 17, 2017 | McMonagle Elementary, 3484 N Jennings Rd, Flint, MI 48504

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