Free cooking classes that focus on value and nutrition are available to low-income residents in Boise.
Cooking Matters is an Idaho Foodbank project aimed to help people cook at home more often and get more value and nutrition from their food dollars.
Volunteer culinary and nutrition experts, along with the Foodbank staff, lead cooking and nutrition courses as well as grocery store tours. Participants are taught to select nutritious, low-cost ingredients and prepare them. The class is intended for adults.
Classes are from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Thursdays, Jan. 24 to Feb. 28 at Giraffe Laugh Child Care Center, 1191 Grand Ave., in Boise.
The deadline to register for the class is Jan. 23. Register and get more information online.
For more information, contact Jessyca Tyler at Idaho Foodbank Nutrition Services (208) 577-2692 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The household income limit for a family of four to participate is $42,640 annually. Read the family-size guidelines here.