Dayton, Nevada – Healthy Communities’ free cooking class and dinner is on February 26th at 5:30pm at the Dayton Community Center at 170 Pike Street. This month, the focus is on ‘Boosting Moods With Foods.’ Dietitian Kim Mason will explain how food can influence depression. As always, the class is completely free, everyone is welcome, and there’s no need to register.
Menu: Participants will learn how to make Asian noodles with peanut sauce, Crunchy Pea and Turkey Salad, and Warm Blueberry Crisp and sit down together to sample it all – yum!
Healthy Food Hub: The monthly cooking classes are one part of the region’s 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 school and community gardens and hoop houses; gardening classes and clubs; summer farmers markets; school salad bars and cooking classes using school garden produce; volunteer-powered food pantries in Silver Springs, Yerington, and Dayton; Community Roots and Shoots nonprofit gift and garden center; and community cooking classes and wellness support groups that emphasize affordable, nutritious, healthy menus.
Questions? Call Healthy Communities at 246-7550 or see healthycomm.org.