JAY — Healthy Community Coalition (HCC) of Greater Franklin County is conducting a six-week Cooking Matters course from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday, March 22, at the St. Rose Catholic Rectory. The goal of the course is to teach adults about healthy meal preparation and shopping on a limited food budget.

The Cooking Matters™ curriculum teaches hands-on meal preparation, practical nutrition information and food budgeting skills. Topics include cooking tips and techniques, food safety, smart shopping tips, budgeting and how to get a family to try new food.

Subsequent classes will take place on April 5, April 19, May 10, May 24 and June 7. Those who attend at least four out of the six classes will receive a free reusable grocery bag, food thermometer and recipe book upon completion of the program. 

Call Laura Quynn, HCC Snap-Ed program coordinator, at 207-779-2928 for more information or to register for the course. The course is free and open to the public.

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