The Fall Event is Just Around the Corner!
Register for Working With Kids and Teens Training Session
Detroit Teen Starts 'Put Some Respect on My Plate!' Program
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Public Policy Workshop
Open-to-All Cooking Matters Advisory Committee Meeting Coming Up!
Volunteer Spotlight: Nancy Geik
This month at Cooking Matters Michigan:
Gleaners Community Food Bank Turns 40
Cooking Matters Employment Opportunity Through Americorps!
Congratulations to Allie Lyttle!
The Many Faces of Gleaners Community Food Bank
Twentieth Annual Detroit Tour of Urban Gardens and Farms
Save the Date! Fall Event Planning is Underway!
Volunteer Spotlight: Gail Turner
Contribute Your Recipe to the Detroit Community Markets Network!
Summer is our favorite season! Check out what we've been up to in this month's newsletter:
Allie Lyttle, a Cooking Matters culinary instructor, compete's on Food Network's Chopped!
Fair Wages & Fair Prices in Detroit Food featured a panel of Detroit farmers, grocers, and restaurateurs during Detroit Start-Up Week 2017, including some Cooking Matters names!
In the volunteer spotlight Bob Greig shares his pantry secrets for flavor, and a sweet corn salad recipe!
Cooking Matters staff attended the annual Cooking Matters Convening in Colorado and brought back great new ideas.
Keep on the lookout for new places to host Cooking Matters courses!
In this month's newsletter you can find tons of updates from spring!
Thank you for joining us at the Spring Volunteer Appreciation Event! Try our recipe for Moroccan Carrot Salad with Lentils that we made for the event.
My Neighborhood Mobile Grocery is widely used by Cooking Matters participants as a Gleaners program in their communities.
Allie Lyttle shares her recipe for Lavender Pancakes with Fox 2 News.
The Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive started on May 11th with a parade of mail trucks to a reception at Gleaners Community Food Bank in Detroit.
In this month's volunteer spotlight, Carolyn Archer shares her recipe for Chocolate Almond Milk and her journey from reading labels at an early age to teaching others how to do so in Cooking Matters classes!
My Neighborhood Mobile Grocery is seeking a nutrition coordinator for a full time position.
Keep an eye out for organizations and sites that would be a good place to host a Cooking Matters class!
Lots of things happening this spring! Take a peek at more details about:
Volunteer Appreciation Event, May 6th, 10am-1pm
This year the National Association of Letter Carriers celebrates the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive's 25th Anniversary!
The Cooking Matters Team at Gleaners Community Food Bank has been working hard on the new Cooking Matters Michigan website!
This month, Amy Andrews of FOX 2 News joined Cooking Matters' own Klair Urbin during Double Your Donation Day.
Fuel up to Play 60: The Detroit Lions recently teamed up with local area schools to focus on nutrition and physical activity. The program teaches students how to stay active and eat right to make the most out of their day.
Volunteer Spotlight: Zachary Voelkert
Gleaners Community Food Bank is still recruiting for Summer Food Service Program Meal Counters, Coordinators, and Program Monitors! The positions are seasonal full-time and begin June 5th.
Click through to read more about our features this month:
The Spring Volunteer Appreciation is coming up quickly!
Marisa Hrbal shares her story of sharing healthy foods with local pantries and pantry-goers. She shares a fresh Grapefruit and Greens salad recipe!
Volunteer Spotlight: Ben Hall and Jason Murphy from Russell Street Deli, sharing their recipe for Carrot Ginger Soup
Gleaners is hiring Summer Food Service Program Meal Counters, Program Monitors, and Coordinators.
Cooking Matters is hiring a Cooking Matters Coordinator, full-time and with Gleaners Community Food Bank.
A Cooking Matters partner, Center for Success, is featured in the local media!
Want to go farther back in Cooking Matters Michigan history? Follow this link to our old blog posts!