Apple Seeds, Inc. and FPS present “Healthy Dinner on a Budget” Family Cooking Class

When: Monday, April 4th, 2011 from 6:00-7:30 pm
Where: Root Elementary Cafeteria: 1529 Mission Boulevard, Fayetteville, AR 72701

Details: Apple Seeds, Inc. in partnership with Fayetteville Public Schools and the NWACC Culinary Arts Program will host a free cooking class for families of Root Elementary and the surrounding community. This class will be led by Chef Chrissy Sanderson, a Culinary Arts instructor at NWACC. Chef Sanderson attended The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York and was formerly the chef and co-owner of Bordino’s Restaurant. She will create a simple, healthy meal that is budget-friendly. All participants will receive samples of the dinner, as well as recipes and resources to help them prepare inexpensive, healthy meals at home.

This cooking class is the 4th in a series to be held at area schools this year. The 5th class will be held on April 19th at Asbell Elementary.

All healthy cooking classes are open to the public. Families and community members of Northwest Arkansas are encouraged to attend any or all of the classes offered. Representatives of the press are welcome to attend.

This event is sponsored by the Coordinated School Health Committee of Fayetteville Public Schools and is made possible by a grant from the Arkansas Department of Education.

For more information contact:

Beth Ashbaugh
Apple Seeds, Inc.
[email protected]

Apple Seeds, Inc. offers educational programs, such as cooking classes, gardening clubs and hands-on field trips, to Northwest Arkansas schools and organizations. Our programs combine nutrition education with experiential learning about food and agriculture to help students, their families, and community members make healthy food choices and form lifelong healthy eating habits.