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Summer is Here!

Cooking Matters

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!

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Spring Event & Summer Jobs

Cooking Matters

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.

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