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Cooking Matters Classes Start August 27!

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Learn how to cook healthy and balanced meals on a budget while getting the most from your SNAP benefits. Cooking Matters is a free six-week course where you'll learn how to plan and prepare meals at home to sustain a healthy and happy lifestyle. All classes are FREE and participants may be eligible to earn grocery gift cards prior to class sessions. 

Register for classes by August 20th!


Don't know if you're SNAP eligible? Click here to find out! 

Cooking Matters Calendar

8/27

Cooking Matters CLass 1: Let's GET cOOKING!

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Piedmont Physic Garden

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8/27

Cooking Matters CLass 1: Let's GET cOOKING!

 

Learn the basics of cooking, comparing food labels and making healthy choices. Hands on cooking while using recipes as the framework for your meal prepping. 


10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Piedmont Physic Garden

9/3

Cooking Matters Class 2: Choosing Fruits, Vegetables, and Whole Grains

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Piedmont Physic Garden

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9/3

Cooking Matters Class 2: Choosing Fruits, Vegetables, and Whole Grains

Learn to choose from a variety of fruits and vegetables and how fresh, frozen and canned food can contribute towards your daily health goals. 

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Piedmont Physic Garden

9/10

Cooking Matters Class 3: Healthy Starts At Home

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Piedmont Physic Garden

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9/10

Cooking Matters Class 3: Healthy Starts At Home

Learn to choose foods with healthy fats and how to avoid foods with unhealthy saturated fats. Small changes to your fast food or convenience food favorites can help change your life.

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Piedmont Physic Garden

9/17

Cooking Matters Class 4: The Power of Planning

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Piedmont Physic Garden

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9/17

Cooking Matters Class 4: The Power of Planning

Learn how to plan what you eat for the week by meal prepping within your health goals. Learn to use natural herbs and spices instead of salt to season and flavor your meals.

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Piedmont Physic Garden

9/24

Cooking Matters Class 5: Shopping Smart

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Piedmont Physic Garden

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9/24

Cooking Matters Class 5: Shopping Smart

Learn how to compare prices and size to find the best buys! Use your new skills to make your own healthy meals that fit your budget.

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Piedmont Physic Garden

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