Cooking Matters for Parents
University of Maine Cooperative Extension Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Programs are free to income-eligible adults with children and if you are eligible for programs such as SNAP, WIC, HeadStart or are experiencing financial challenges due to COVID 19.
Cooking Matters offers hands-on lessons covering meal preparation, grocery shopping, food budgeting, and nutrition. Participants practice basic food skills, such as reading ingredient labels and making a healthy meal for a family of four on a $10 budget. For each class, participants will receive a Hannaford gift card to create the featured recipe for their families.
In Cooking Matters for Parents you will learn to:
- Prepare and plan healthy meals
- Use proper knife techniques
- Save money at the grocery store
- Keep food safe to eat
- Be more active
Registration is required. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact:
Debbie Barnett, CEA Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)
University of Maine Cooperative Extension
125 State Street – 3rd floor
Augusta, Maine 04330
Phone: 207.622.7546 or 800.287.1481 (in Maine)