Nutrition Education Classes

We have transitioned all of our classes to an online/virtual setting to accommodate the COVID-19 pandemic. Classes are held via Zoom online and by phone. As always, all our classes are free to attend.

Available classes may have limited space and require registration.

Below is a full calendar of our upcoming classes. Click on any event for more details.


KIDS IN THE KITCHEN – HEAD START
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Wednesday, January 20, 2021; 2:00pm
Through these nutrition classes, participants will enjoy conversation, get kids in the kitchen, share a snack together, and learn ways to help kids be healthy eaters.


YUCK TO YUM: PARENT PROGRAM
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Tuesdays, February 16, 23, March 2, 2021; 7:00pm
Is mealtime a stressful time for your family? Then this class is for you!
Participants will connect with other parents and learn new ways to navigate mealtime and choose healthy foods for your family.
Yuck to Yum Flyer


KIDS IN THE KITCHEN – SOUTH WOOD COUNTY YMCA
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Thursday, March 18, 2021; 6:30pm
Through these nutrition classes, participants will enjoy conversation, get kids in the kitchen, share a recipe together, and learn ways to help kids be healthy eaters.
The first 10 families to register will receive a bag of groceries with all of the ingredients to make a Black Bean & Salsa wrap during the class.
Kids in the Kitchen Flyer


STRONGBODIES
2 class options:
Monday and Wednesday from 10-11:15am REGISTER HERE!
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9-10:15am REGISTER HERE!
Join at any time!
Extension/FoodWIse is a participant in the national evidence-based StrongBodies™ program. StrongBodies™ promotes positive change in people of all ages to live stronger, healthier lives by providing knowledge, inspiration, access to programs, and ongoing support. StrongBodies™ envisions a worldwide community of people who are fit, strong, and healthy; in turn, these empowered people will become positive agents of change for their families, communities, and beyond.
Learn more about the program here.
Resources:
Strong Bodies Flyer
Home Safety Checklist for StrongBodies Participants
StrongBodies Exercises
Watch StrongBodies at home on PBS or YouTube


FOOD SMARTS
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Classes are the first Monday of every month from 2:00-2:45pm; Join at any time!
Join us as we partner with the Extension Wood County Human Development and Relationships Educator, Jackie Carattini, to talk about nutrition, food budgets, food safety, food preparation and shopping tips.
Food Smarts Flyer


COOKING WITH KIDS
CURRENTLY ON HOLD
Learn how to cook & prepare healthy meals as a family. Classes include simple recipes, tips on healthy eating and lots of fun! Join your “kid in the kitchen” for fun with fresh fruits & vegetables & practical cooking tips. Series of four 1-hour classes. For parents & kids, aged 6-10.


SHOPPING & COOKING FOR HEALTH
CURRENTLY ON HOLD
Wondering where to start with meals? Looking for some tips on stretching your food dollars, while making meals the whole family will enjoy? Join us for a once a week for a 30-minute lesson. All participants are entered to win a Kitchen Basics kit! Kit including a skillet, storage containers, utensils and a cookbook.


SHOPPING MATTERS GROCERY STORE TOUR
CURRENTLY ON HOLDgrocery cart
Looking to eat healthier, and save money too? Learn how to “shop for health”. Tours include info on choosing healthy foods on a budget, the trick to item-pricing, and tips on reading food labels! Every participant receives a reusable grocery bag and a $10 grocery store gift card!

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