Learning to cook, garden or get a better understanding about nutrition will benefit you for the rest of your life; financially and health-wise. It’s a great time to learn to prepare healthful meals on a budget, as gardening season is in full swing and local produce is abundant and inexpensive.
Local Matters runs a teaching kitchen, the CareSource Community Kitchen, where they teach free and sliding scale gardening, nutrition, and cooking classes in German Village in Columbus. These “Pay What You Can” classes are open to the public and will focus on fundamental cooking classes, learning to garden, fun cooking with the family, and documentaries and conversations about food and culture.
Check out the schedule and register for classes on the website.
Hands-on Free Cooking and Gardening Classes
October 1: A Tale of Two Tacos
October 8: Autumnal Appetite: Snack Edition! (very kid-friendly!)
October 16: Cooking Demo – Seasonal Cooking: A Taste of Fall
October 21: Hands-On Class – Eating Clean on Halloween (very kid-friendly!)
October 24: Around the Table. Local Matters Young Professionals Group
October 29: Hands-on Class – Diner Classics
Classes are from 6-7:30pm, doors open at 5:30pm.
All are welcome regardless of skill level or ability to pay. Children are welcome to most classes, if accompanied by an adult.
All classes take place in Local Matters’ CareSource Community Kitchen
633 Parsons Ave., Columbus, OH 43206
Tuesday, June 6, 2023
Wednesday, June 7, 2023
Thursday, June 8, 2023
Friday, June 9, 2023
Saturday, June 10, 2023
Sunday, June 11, 2023
Tuesday, June 13, 2023
Wednesday, June 14, 2023
Thursday, June 15, 2023
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