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Free Family Cooking Class: Healthy Dinner on a Budget

Posted by Alan on May 5, 2011 11:19 AM | Filed in Events |

as-logo.pngApple Seeds, Inc. and Fayetteville Public Schools present:
"Healthy Dinner on a Budget" Family Cooking Class

WHEN: Tuesday, May 17 from 6:00-7:30 pm

WHERE:   Root Elementary Cafeteria: 1529 Mission Boulevard, Fayetteville, AR 72701

DETAILS: Apple Seeds, Inc. in partnership with Fayetteville Public Schools and the NWACC Culinary Arts Program will host a free cooking class for families of Root Elementary and the surrounding community.  This class will be led by Chef Adam Simmons, FPS Child Nutrition Director and Culinary Arts instructor at NWACC. Chef Simmons is committed to educating students and families on how to make healthy food changes. He will create a simple, healthy meal that is budget-friendly. All participants will receive samples of the dinner, as well as recipes and resources to help them prepare inexpensive, healthy meals at home.  

This cooking class is the 6th in a series to be held at area schools this year.  The 7th, and last class of this school year, will be held on May 31 at Leverett Elementary.

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

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