Cooking Matters

Cooking Matters is nationwide program that we offer at Weld Food Bank for free to anyone in the community. This six week class that offers the following:

  • Basic cooking skills
  • Hands on food demos
  • Healthy menu/meal planning advice on a budget
  • Comparative shopping tips with a tour of a local grocery story
  • Weekly presentations from a certified nutritionist

Each session is two hours that include kitchen time preparing the recipe of the week and a 30-minute mini-session taught by a nutritionist. Each class participants will take home a bag of food to remake or improve the recipe of the week.

All participants who complete this series of classes will receive a graduation certificate, cutting mat, chef’s knife, and the class book with several more healthy recipes.

For more information and to sign up, contact Dean Brucker at 970-356-2199 x318 or at [email protected].

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