Eat with Your Eyes
Apr
4
6:00 pm18:00

Eat with Your Eyes

  • Local Matters: CareSource Community Kitchen

The class description & recipe information will be added soon.

Click here to register.

We ask that individuals do not register for more than five (5) tickets per class

  • Class is from 6:00-7:30pm, doors open at 5:30pm
  • This is a family friendly class for ages 5 and up. Younger children may be accommodated. All must be with a participating adult. 
  • Classes are open to all, regardless of ability to pay. We ask that all participants register online to confirm their seat. 

Questions? Email classes@local-matters.org or call the Local Matters office at 614.263.5662.

Volunteer Orientation
Apr
5
3:00 pm15:00

Volunteer Orientation

  • Local Matters

Want to be part of our life-changing programming?  Find out how you can contribute your time and talent as a volunteer.

Starting Your Garden
Apr
11
6:00 pm18:00

Starting Your Garden

  • Local Matters: CareSource Community Kitchen

Learn the basics of beginning your garden with us! We will discuss all of your gardening questions and the needs you might have when you start your garden. *Note, food is not provided at gardening workshops. 

Click here to register.

We ask that individuals do not register for more than five (5) tickets per class

Details:

  • Class is from 6:00-7:30pm, doors open at 5:30pm
  • Minimum participant age is 18 years old.  
  • Classes are open to all, regardless of ability to pay. We ask that all participants register online to confirm their seat. 

Questions? Email classes@local-matters.org or call the Local Matters office at 614.263.5662.

Smarter Sweets
Apr
12
6:00 pm18:00

Smarter Sweets

  • Local Matters: CareSource Community Kitchen

Menu: Chocolate Cranberry Heart Smart Cookies, Warm Berries and Dumplings, Brownie "Bites"

*NOTE: Dinner will not be served during this class. We ask that individuals do not register for more than five (5) tickets per class

Click here to register.

Details

  • Class is from 6:00-7:30pm, doors open at 5:30pm
  • Minimum participant age is 18 years old. 
  • Classes are open to all, regardless of ability to pay. We ask that all participants register online to confirm their seat. 

Questions? Email classes@local-matters.org or call the Local Matters office at 614.263.5662.

The Whole Story on Whole Grains
Apr
17
6:00 pm18:00

The Whole Story on Whole Grains

  • Local Matters: CareSource Community Kitchen

Come learn about whole grains: what they are, how to identify them, how to cook them and of course, what they taste like! We'll be making jambalaya over whole-grain barley, with other whole grain samples available. 

Click here to register.

We ask that individuals do not register for more than five (5) tickets per class

Details:

  • Class is from 6:00-7:30pm, doors open at 5:30pm
  • This is a family friendly class for ages 5 and up. Younger children may be accommodated. All must be with a participating adult. 
  • Classes are open to all, regardless of ability to pay. We ask that all participants register online to confirm their seat. 

Questions? Email classes@local-matters.org or call the Local Matters office at 614.263.5662.

Eat with Your Hands
Apr
20
11:30 am11:30

Eat with Your Hands

  • Local Matters: CareSource Community Kitchen

The class description & recipe information will be added soon.

Click here to register.

We ask that individuals do not register for more than five (5) tickets per class

Details:

  • *NOTE: This class time is from 11:30am - 1pm. 
  • This is a family friendly class for ages 5 and up. Younger children may be accommodated. All must be with a participating adult. 
  • Classes are open to all, regardless of ability to pay. We ask that all participants register online to confirm their seat. 

Questions? Email classes@local-matters.org or call the Local Matters office at 614.263.5662.

Volunteer Orientation
Apr
23
3:00 pm15:00

Volunteer Orientation

  • Local Matters

Want to be part of our life-changing programming?  Find out how you can contribute your time and talent as a volunteer.

Spillin' the Beans on Beans
Apr
26
6:00 pm18:00

Spillin' the Beans on Beans

  • Local Matters: CareSource Community Kitchen

The class description & recipe will be made available soon.

Click here to register.

We ask that individuals do not register for more than five (5) tickets per class

Details:

  • Class is from 6:00-7:30pm, doors open at 5:30pm
  • This is a family friendly class for ages 5 and up. Younger children may be accommodated. All must be with a participating adult. 
  • Classes are open to all, regardless of ability to pay. We ask that all participants register online to confirm their seat. 

Questions? Email classes@local-matters.org or call the Local Matters office at 614.263.5662.

2nd Annual UA Fitness 5k
Sep
30
9:00 am09:00

2nd Annual UA Fitness 5k

  • UA Fitness

Run, Columbus! Join us at the 2nd annual 5k run/walk in Upper Arlington, hosted by UA Fitness benefiting Local Matters. 


Understanding Food Package Labels
Mar
21
6:00 pm18:00

Understanding Food Package Labels

  • Local Matters' CareSource Kitchen

Come learn the basics of front-of-package labels. We will debunk a few food-labeling myths and discuss your questions. Food is provided.

Volunteer Orientation
Mar
20
6:00 pm18:00

Volunteer Orientation

  • Local Matters

Want to be part of our life-changing programming?  Find out how you can contribute your time and talent as a volunteer.

Eat, Celebrate, Repeat!
Mar
16
6:00 pm18:00

Eat, Celebrate, Repeat!

  • Local Matters' CareSource Kitchen

Let's Party! Food is a cornerstone of many celebrations and family traditions. In this class, we will attempt to break down barriers associated with food and celebrations, by adding ideas around more whole foods for the traditional processed foods eaten during Americanized celebrations.

Fifth Annual Seed Swap
Mar
11
10:00 am10:00

Fifth Annual Seed Swap

  • Local Matters & Gather

Swap with us. Free and all are welcome! Activities for children, delicious snacks, free seeds and fun for the whole family.

Volunteer Orientation
Mar
9
11:00 am11:00

Volunteer Orientation

  • Local Matters

Want to be part of our life-changing programming?  Find out how you can contribute your time and talent as a volunteer.

Knife Skills and Beginning Cooking 101
Mar
8
6:00 pm18:00

Knife Skills and Beginning Cooking 101

  • Local Matters' CareSource Kitchen

Learn how to cut, chop, and cook with confidence as we practice basic knife skills and beginning cooking techniques, all while preparing an easy, delicious, and healthy meal.

Lunch Out Loud! (LOL!)
Mar
2
6:00 pm18:00

Lunch Out Loud! (LOL!)

  • Local Matters' CareSource Kitchen

Looking for lively lunch ideas? Join us as we discuss delicious and nutritious ideas for lunch and make a lunch recipe of our own.

Volunteer Orientation
Feb
25
10:30 am10:30

Volunteer Orientation

  • Local Matters

Want to be part of our life-changing programming?  Find out how you can contribute your time and talent as a volunteer.

Meal Planning
Feb
22
6:00 pm18:00

Meal Planning

  • Local Matters' CareSource Kitchen

Let's get cooking! Learn strategies to save time and money when cooking, while making delicious food.

Cooking with Culture!
Feb
15
6:00 pm18:00

Cooking with Culture!

  • Local Matters' CareSource Kitchen

One of the many beauties of embracing different cultures is exposure to a variety of delicious foods. At Local Matters, we enjoy celebrating different cultures to and creating fun colorful, delicious, and healthful recipes! 

Volunteer Orientation
Feb
10
2:00 pm14:00

Volunteer Orientation

  • Local Matters

Want to be part of our life-changing programming?  Find out how you can contribute your time and talent as a volunteer.

Tofu Four Ways
Jan
25
6:00 pm18:00

Tofu Four Ways

  • Local Matters' CareSource Kitchen

Learn how to prepare tofu four different ways in this 101 class!

Volunteer Orientation
Jan
23
6:00 pm18:00

Volunteer Orientation

  • Local Matters

Want to be part of our life-changing programming?  Find out how you can contribute your time and talent as a volunteer.

It's Not Delivery, It's Dinner!
Jan
18
6:00 pm18:00

It's Not Delivery, It's Dinner!

  • Local Matters' CareSource Kitchen

If you’ve ever wanted to cook the foods you’ve eaten at restaurants, this class is for you. Together, we are going to discuss ways to alter common recipes eaten at restaurants in ways that are quick, simple, DELICIOUS, and, of course, nutritious! 

Volunteer Orientation
Jan
12
12:00 pm12:00

Volunteer Orientation

  • Local Matters

Want to be part of our life-changing programming?  Find out how you can contribute your time and talent as a volunteer.

Volunteer Orientation
Dec
4
3:30 pm15:30

Volunteer Orientation

  • Local Matters

Want to be part of our life-changing programming?  Find out how you can contribute your time and talent as a volunteer.

Volunteer Orientation
Nov
15
12:00 pm12:00

Volunteer Orientation

  • Local Matters

Want to be part of our life-changing programming?  Find out how you can contribute your time and talent as a volunteer.

Rooted in Our Community
Nov
3
6:00 pm18:00

Rooted in Our Community

  • The Crest on Parsons

Rooted in Our Community: Open house gathering at The Crest on Parsons hosted by our friends at The Schwarz Group. 

Volunteer Orientation
Nov
3
5:30 pm17:30

Volunteer Orientation

  • Local Matters

Want to be part of our life-changing programming?  Find out how you can contribute your time and talent as a volunteer.

Harvest Ball
Oct
21
6:30 pm18:30

Harvest Ball

  • Franklin Park Conservatory (Wells Barn)

#HarvestBall is on October 21st! If you can't join us, you can still purchase raffle tickets (don't have to be present to win!).