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Cooking Matters empowers people to make healthy food choices on a budget. We share practical strategies to use in the kitchen and at the store. EverThrive Illinois hosts Cooking Matters programs at community organizations throughout Illinois, primarily in the Chicago area.
Cooking Matters mobilizes volunteers to to lead and support free programs year-round at local community organizations. Cooking Matters courses provide healthy food strategies through facilitated discussions, activities, and hands-on food preparation. Our curricula target kids, teens, adults, families, parents, and child care professionals. Participants make and eat a healthy snack and meal each class. Adults also receive a bag of groceries to practice their skills at home. Cooking Matters at the Store offers interactive food shopping information, either as part of a 6-week class or as a one-time event. These 2-hour sessions at local grocery stores or community centers include price comparisons, label reading, and a healthy meal ideas under $10.
- Lilah Handler
- 312-491-8161 x35
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