University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer a free, four-session nutrition education program to parents, guardians and young adults, ages 19-25, at the Labor of Love Food Pantry, 137 County Road, starting Jan. 23.
The workshop will focus on learning healthy, budget-friendly cooking tips and preparing healthy recipes as a group. It will be held Tuesdays through Feb. 13 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
The program will cover a range of topics, including meal planning, smart shopping, food safety and cooking techniques that maximize nutrition while minimizing costs. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in hands-on cooking activities, where they will learn how to prepare delicious and nutritious recipes using affordable ingredients. The program will also provide free cooking tools and food to participants who complete all four classes.
Eating Smart, Being Active is a collaborative effort between UMaine Extension and community partner, Labor of Love Food Pantry, who share a common goal of promoting healthy eating habits and enhancing food preparation skills.
Space is limited to ten participants. Registration is required.
To register or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Vanessa Young, firstname.lastname@example.org, 207.255.3345.