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  • Cooking Matters for Adults to teach healthy, inexpensive cooking

  • University of Missouri Extension in Camden County will be offering the Cooking Matters for Adults program. Learn how to prepare healthy, delicious meals and stretch your food dollars from trained nutrition professionals.
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  • University of Missouri Extension in Camden County will be offering the Cooking Matters for Adults program. Learn how to prepare healthy, delicious meals and stretch your food dollars from trained nutrition professionals.
    The six-session program will be held at Share the Harvest food pantry on Wednesdays from 10 a.m.-noon May 7-June 11.
    The class includes six weekly lessons feature hands-on learning, group discussion with instructors, and recipe preparation and tasting. Each participant will be provided a bag of FREE groceries for one of the lesson’s recipes each week to prepare at home. Participants also receive a graduation certificate, recipe book and other freebies upon completion of the program.
    Topics covered in the class include:
    Cooking tips and techniques;
    Tips for proper food safety, storage, and sanitation;
    Nutrition information to keep your family healthy;
    Budgeting—Stretch your food dollars and maximize your resources;
    Tips to get your family to try new foods;
    Shopping healthfully on a limited budget.
    Class size is limited, so sign up now! There is no charge for the class, but registration is required. Please call the Camden County MU Extension office at 573-346-2644 or email camdenco@missouri.edu to register. You must commit to attend the entire course.

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