CAHS offers cooking class

FLINT TWP. — Students at Carman-Ainsworth High School and their parents will have an opportunity to learn about budget meal planning in a free six-week class offered March 19- April 23.

Taught by an experienced chef and nutritionist, “Cooking Matters’’ is a Michigan State University Extension Service program where participants learn how to grocery shop on a limited budget and cook and eat healthy foods,

Each week, participants will receive take-home food, which they can use at home to practice a recipe learned in class. The class series also cover topics including how to shop for healthy snacks, home food safety tips, planning balanced meals and what to eat when dining out.

They also will get a free cookbook containing cooking tips from the pros.

The course is open to CA students and parents on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is limited.

Classes will be held in the CAHS Home Economics Room from 6- 8 p.m. on Thursdays, March 19 and 26 and April 2, 9, 16 and 23. A commitment to attend all six class sessions is required.

To sign up for the classes contact: Michele Olney, CA Enrichment Program Supervisor, at 810- 591-7238.

Similar MSU Extension Service classes are taught throughout the community including at community centers, churches and at the local MSU Extension offices.

Anyone interested in scheduling or participating in a Cooking Matters program should contact MSU Extension nutrition professionals at 810-244-8500 or online at R.S.

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