Free Dayton Cooking Class and Dinner Monday Nov. 21st

Dayton, Nevada– Join dietitian Kim Mason and Dayton Food Pantry director Alie Trier for a free healthy cooking demonstration, followed by dinner, on Monday November 21st, 2016 at 5:30pm at the Dayton Valley Community Center at 170 Pike Street.

The menu this month includes pumpkin soup, holiday stuffed peppers, and Chocolate Toasted Peppered Walnut Bark. Participants will also learn about how to add more Vitamin C and B Vitamins to meals, with tips about how to soak grains and blanch greens.

Cooking begins at 5:30pm and participants will sit down together to eat at around 6:15pm.

Once a month, Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties hosts a free cooking demo and dinner. It’s free, no need to register, and everyone is welcome.

Questions? Call Healthy Communities Coalition at 246-7550.

Part of A Regional Healthy Food Hub: The cooking classes, one of many “spokes” in a regional healthy food hub, normally take place on the third Monday of each month.

As part of a “Healthy Food Hub” – an effort to increase access to and demand for affordable, locally and sustainably grown food – Healthy Communities promotes a number of initiatives and programs such as the “Community Harvest” Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) basket program, school and community gardens and hoop houses, Jackrabbit Junction year-round farmers market, farmers markets, school salad bars with local produce, volunteer-powered food pantries, Community Roots nonprofit nursery, and gardening education.


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