Upcoming Cooking Smart With Fall Foods Workshops Scheduled September 2019

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Want to learn how to make tasty and healthy meals using fall foods? Have an interest in local foods and seasonal cooking?

If so, this upcoming free workshop is for you! Join N.C. Cooperative Extension’s Family and Consumer Science Agent, Linda J. Minges, for a discussion on how to prepare tasty, seasonal meals that fit into your budget. This session will provide you with a fresh taste of fall flavors and recipes that are sure to help you eat smart and stay warm all winter long.

“From pears to pumpkins, fall has a lot to offer with its bounty of seasonal foods. This workshop will highlight a variety of fall fruits and vegetables. We’ll discuss simple ways to prepare these foods that are both delicious and easy to prepare. The workshop focuses on recipes that are not costly to prepare” says Linda Minges, registered dietitian and workshop instructor.

“Cooking Smart with Fall Foods” is sponsored by N.C. Cooperative Extension and Gaston County Library. Choose from a variety of locations throughout Gaston County. There is no cost to attend, but registration is required. Register by contacting the site location within five business days of the session date:

  • Thurs., September 12th – 3 to 4 p.m. (Dallas Library – 704.922.3621)
  • Mon., September 16th – 2 to 3 p.m. (Belmont Library – 704.825.5426)
  • Mon., September 23rd – 3 to 4 p.m. (Ferguson Library – 704.868.8046)
  • Thurs., September 26th – 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. (Union Road Library – 704.852.4073)

For more information about this and other N.C. Cooperative Extension workshops, contact Linda J. Minges at linda_minges@ncsu.edu or 704.922.2127