Because everyone deserves access to healthy, safe, and affordable food.

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CeAnn Klug
Associate Program Director, University of Minnesota Extension

A national survey from the anti-hunger group Share Our Strength recently found nearly 80 percent of low- and moderate-income families cook evening meals at least five times per week, and two-thirds said they want to learn more about making healthy food. That contradicts a commonly-held notion that low-income families often turn to processed or fast food for meals out of preference. The University of Minnesota Extension is responding to the community’s appetite by way of Cooking Matters—a hands-on, cooking-based nutrition education program that teaches low-income families how to prepare healthy and delicious meals on a limited budget. CeAnn Klug, Associate …

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