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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 MSU Extension Nutrition professional.

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  • Aug 14

    Cooking Matters for Adults

    August 14, 2019 - September 18, 2019 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Atlanta Fire Station 11700 M-32 Atlanta, Mi 49709

    Through a six-week program, Cooking Matters empowers families with the skills to stretch their food budget dollars and cook healthy meals! Cost Free!

  • Aug 15

    Cooking Matters for Adults

    August 15, 2019 - September 19, 2019 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Patriots Place, 1430 Patriot Dr., Gaylord, MI 49735

    Cooking Matters for Adults teaches participants how to prepare and shop sensibly for healthy meals on a limited budget.

  • Sep 20

    Cooking Matters for Adults - Isabella County

    September 20, 2019 - October 25, 2019 Isabella County Extension Office Isabella County Building, 3rd Floor Kitchen, 200 N. Main Street, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858

    Hands on cooking and nutrition class.

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