Cooking Matters Maine?

Have you heard about Cooking Matters Maine?

screen-shot-2016-12-28-at-9-36-45-pmFirst, Cooking Matters Maine offers FREE trainings in all 16 counties. Classes are for people interested in developing skills to create healthy and delicious meals on a tight budget. Perfect for family child care providers.

Good Shepherd Food Bank, in collaboration with Maine SNAP-Ed, will provide all the groceries needed for the recipes being prepared, instructors and a class coordinator. Classes meet for two hours a week for between 4 to 6 weeks.

“Based on the USDA’s Dietary Guidelines for Americans, the Cooking Matters Maine curriculum teaches healthy eating habits, cooking skills, food shopping and budgeting. Each class focuses on a theme such as fruits and vegetables, cutting fat or healthy snacking.”

If you are interested in participating in a Cooking Matters training or learning more about how you can host a Cooking Matters training in your area, please contact Courtney Kennedy, Nutrition and Education Manager at Good Shepherd Food Bank at or 207-577-4847.