MU Extension events calendar

Calendar options



Professional development events

Cooking Matters - Independence- Blue Ridge Blvd Christian Church (Session 3 of 6)


Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.


Located on Blue Ridge Blvd
3625 Blue Ridge Blvd, Independence MO map...


Cooking Matters is a 6-session culinary-based nutrition education program that is delivered through; powerful, engaging lessons featuring hands-on learning that include group discussion with instructors. Program Goal: This program’s main goals are: 1. to provide knowledge and skills to help seniors prepare food at home more, and become aware of the negative health behaviors associated with obesity and sedentary lifestyles. The primary objectives are to teach: (1) Cooking tips and techniques; (ii) tips for proper food safety; (iii) storage and sanitation; (iv) nutrition and health information to ensure optimal health; (v) budgeting -stretching food dollars and maximizing resources; (vi) tips to get families to try new foods; and (vii) shopping healthfully on a limited budget. The program evaluates participants at week 1 and week 6 and behavior changes occur consistently in all individuals.

Session topic:

In This Session of Cooking Matters you will have an engaging lesson featuring hands-on learning that include group discussion with instructors and prepare 2 recipes.




Lydia Kaume,
MU Extension in Jackson County - Kansas City
phone: 816/482-5850

ADA Accessibile AddThis Widget

Add event to your compatible iCalendar such as Microsoft Outlook or Apple iCal.