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Free Cooking Classes for Families

Posted by Alan on February 14, 2011 1:18 PM | Filed in Events |

Apple_seeds.pngApple Seeds, Inc. and Fayetteville Public Schools present: "Healthy Dinner on a Budget" Family Cooking Class
WHEN: Monday, February 28 from 6:00-7:30 pm
WHERE: Asbell Elementary School Cafeteria: 1500 North Sang Ave., Fayetteville

DETAILS: Apple Seeds, Inc. in partnership with Fayetteville Public Schools will host a free cooking class for families of Asbell Elementary and the surrounding community. This class will be led by an experienced chef who will create a simple, healthy, budget friendly meal. After the class, samples of the dinner will be served. All participants will also receive recipes and resources to help them prepare inexpensive, healthy meals at home.

This cooking class is the first in a series to be held at area schools this year. The second class will be held on March 14 at Owl Creek School. Other classes will be held at Root and Leverett Elementary School throughout Spring 2011.

All healthy cooking classes are open to the public. Families and community members of Northwest Arkansas are encouraged to attend any and/or all of the classes offered. Representatives of the press are welcome to attend.

This event is sponsored by the Coordinated School Health Committee of Fayetteville Public Schools and is made possible by a grant from the Arkansas Department of Education.

For more information contact:
Beth Ashbaugh, Apple Seeds, 479-957-0700, beth@appleseedsinc.org

Apple Seeds, Inc. offers educational programs, such as cooking classes, gardening clubs and hands-on field trips, to Northwest Arkansas schools and organizations. All of our programs combine nutrition education with experiential learning about food and agriculture to help students, their families, and community members make healthy food choices and form lifelong healthy eating habits.