Cooking local seminar gives HCC students recipe for nutritional success
Just in time for Thanksgiving, Haywood Community College, in partnership with Buy Haywood, presented a Cooking Local seminar to a class of Adult High School and GED students.
The seminar focused on ways in which people can participate in the “buy local” movement, nutritional information and a demonstration of several different healthy recipes made with local ingredients.
The seminar was made possible by a Contextualized Family Literacy grant.
“With this grant, it looks more at the whole person, and part of that is nutrition,” said Patricia Smith, coordinator of Adult Education at HCC. “We’re preparing them to obtain their GED or high school diploma and make healthier choices in life.”
“We’re getting people excited about cooking and giving them more opportunities to incorporate fresh, local ...