Cooking Matters for Parents- Machias


Wednesdays, September 25 – October 30, 2019
5:00-7:00 p.m.
University of Maine Cooperative Extension
28 Center Street, Machias

Cooking Matters for Parents is designed for adults living with children at home.  Participants will learn how to prepare healthy low-cost dishes and snacks and given ingredients to take home so they can recreate recipes for their families.


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Program Description

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, or HeadStart.

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 on a budget.  After each lesson, class members take home a bag of groceries to recreate the recipes 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

If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate in this program, please call Tara Wood at 207.255.3345 or 800.287.1542 (in Maine) to discuss your needs. Receiving requests for accommodations at least 10 days before the program provides a reasonable amount of time to meet the request, however all requests will be considered.


Program Details


Wednesdays, September 18, 25; October 2, 9, 16 and 23, 2019


5:00 – 7:00 p.m.


University of Maine Cooperative Extension, 28 Center Street, Machias, Maine


Rita Stephenson, Community Education Assistant, Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program

Contact Information

207.255.3345, 1.800.287.1542 (toll free within Maine),


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