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Market Tour & Cooking Demo Friday 7/17/2015!

Want to stretch your food budget and cook healthy meals?

Cooking Matters Tour Cooking Matters is back at the Market!

Join us for their guided market tour at 3pm starting at the Market Info/Credit/EBT booth.  Tour guide will discuss “best practices” when shopping for produce at the Market.  Participants learn to shop smarter, make healthier food choices, and cook delicious meals.

Cooking Matters® is a cooking-based, nutrition education program that empowers people to eat healthier and make the best use of their food resources.

Be sure to stick around for a cooking demo following the tour!  Tour guide will use fresh market ingredients to make and share delicious food samples!

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“Cooking Matters” Tour TODAY!

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Want to stretch your food budget and cook healthy meals?

In collaboration with the University of Minnesota Extension and Cooking Matters, the Chisago City Farmers Market is offering a guided market tour for individuals wishing to learn more about the market.

As part of the Cooking Matters program, the tour will include valuable information about SNAP/EBT acceptance at CCFM as well as a cooking demonstration which follows the tour.Those living on a limited budget are highly encouraged to attend. Those $10 can go a long way as far as produce is concerned!

The tour is scheduled from 2:30 – 3:30 with a cooking demonstration to follow. The tour will begin at the SNAP/EBT booth.

For 20 years, Cooking Matters has empowered families with the skills to stretch their food budgets and cook healthy meals so their children get nutritious food at home.