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Cooking Demonstration: Healthful on a Budget - Food is medicine

  • Local Matters 633 Parsons Avenue Columbus, OH, 43206 United States (map)

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The cooler months of the year require us to be vigilant about our vitamin intake. This cooking demo shows ways to use food as medicine, while keeping your belly full, taste buds satisfied, and pockets balanced.

Menu: vegetable chili

Things to note:

  • Doors open at 5:30pm and class begins promptly at 6:00pm

  • We have a limited number of free spots in every class. If those spots are filled, we encourage you to select the ticket option that works best with your budget.

  • Every guest must reserve a spot in order to attend. If you plan to bring friends or family members with you, please reserve the number of spots needed for your entire party.

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Community Kitchen Programs

Welcome to our kitchen! Local Matters offers a variety of different programs in the Community Kitchen. Currently, there are two different kinds of cooking-specific programs in the Community Kitchen: cooking demonstrations and hands-on classes. Both are accessible, inclusive opportunities for food education. We ask that you pre-register for classes online; there are some free registration options available on a first-come, first-served basis. If you have questions about the registration process, please feel free to reach out to us by calling the office at 614-263-5662 or emailing classes@local-matters.org. Thank you!

Cooking Demonstrations

Local Matters' Community Kitchen cooking demonstrations are a fun opportunity to learn more about a nutrition issue or special topic. The demonstrations are not hands-on, but are interactive! Questions and dialogue are encouraged. The cooking demonstrations include a tasting sample of the recipe(s) prepared in class.

Hands-On Classes

Local Matters' Community Kitchen hands-on classes are a perfect way to build your skills and confidence in the kitchen. Hands-on classes will focus on techniques, and involve participants in every step of the cooking process. Expect to chop, stir, and saute your way through the class, which ends in a full meal.

Earlier Event: October 29
Hands-On Class: Diner Classics
Later Event: November 11
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