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Local Families at Risk of Hunger Learn that “Cooking Matters”

Local Families at Risk of Hunger Learn that Cooking Matters

Hands-on Classes Teach Families How to Prepare Healthy and Affordable Meals!

By Jessica Maillet

Fifteen percent of Americans are now living in poverty and nearly nearly one in five children’s families lack the necessary resources to provide the nutritious food they need to thrive. Cooking Matters Massachusetts empowers local families at risk of hunger with the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to make healthy and affordable meals through its six week program, Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matters™.

Cooking Matters courses are led by local volunteer culinary and nutrition experts who combine hands-on food preparation with practical nutrition, food budgeting and shopping techniques

Edgar is a Worcester county resident who is currently taking the Cooking Matters program for Kids.

When the students at an elementary school Continue reading Local Families at Risk of Hunger Learn that “Cooking Matters”