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 Adults

    Oct 6, 2016 – Nov 10, 2016 | Cadillac Senior Center 601 Chestnut St Cadillac MI 49601

  • Cooking Matters

    Oct 7, 2016 – Nov 11, 2016 | Meadowview Village Community Room, 802 S. Mill Street, Reed City, MI 49677

  • Cottage Food Law - Taylor

    Oct 8, 2016 – Oct 8, 2016 | Taylor Christian Church, 11425 Telegraph Road, Taylor, MI 48180

  • Cooking Matters

    Oct 13, 2016 – Nov 17, 2016 | St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor Campus, Women's Health Center Culinary Studio, 5320 Elliot Drive, Ypsilanti, MI 48197

  • Cooking Matters for Parents

    Oct 13, 2016 – Nov 17, 2016 | Gladwin County MSU Extension, 555 West Cedar Ave., Suite A, Gladwin, MI 48624

  • Cooking Matters for Adults

    Nov 1, 2016 – Dec 6, 2016 | Maplewood Community Center, 31735 Maplewood, Garden City, MI 48135

  • Cooking Matters for Adults

    Nov 7, 2016 – Dec 12, 2016 | Dailey Elementary 6236 Neff Rd, Mt Morris, MI 48458

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