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Choose My Plate (Summer)

Free

with Despe Lebel Healthy Acadia

Calendar Jul 6, 2022 at 10 am, runs for 4 weeks

This FREE four-class series has a theme of healthy eating and encourages participants to increase consumption of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean protein. Lessons are interactive, fun, and engaging, and cooking demonstrations are part of each lesson. Each participant will receive a cookbook with 24 colorful and healthy recipes.  This is a live online class.

Despe Lebel is a trained Nutrition Educator working with Healthy Acadia. 

Ellsworth Adult Education is pleased to partner with Healthy Acadia to provide this class.  Healthy Acadia offers the class and Ellsworth Adult Education supports the course by promoting it, handling registrations and other ways.  

 

Eating Better on a Budget (Summer)

Free

with Despe Lebel Healthy Acadia

Calendar Jul 6, 2022 at 12 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Eating Better On A Budget focuses on food resource management and provides strategies for participants to stretch their food dollars. Lessons are interactive, and fun, and engaging cooking demonstrations are part of each lesson. Each participant will receive a cookbook with 24 colorful and healthy recipes.  This is a live online class.

Despe Lebel is a trained Nutrition Educator working with Healthy Acadia. 

Ellsworth Adult Education is pleased to partner with Healthy Acadia to provide this class.  Healthy Acadia offers the class and Ellsworth Adult Education supports the course by promoting it, handling registrations and other ways.  

Cooking Matters for Adults (Summer)

Free

with Despe Lebel Healthy Acadia

Calendar Jul 14, 2022 at 12:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This live online, 6-session series is designed to teach participants how to prepare tasty, healthy, and affordable meals at home! Class meets weekly over Zoom on Thursday afternoons for one-hour cooking and nutrition education sessions.

All participants receive a cookbook and a bag of groceries each week to prepare the recipes we learn about in class. Groceries are available for pick up at Ellsworth Adult Education on Wednesdays. This class is perfect for those wanting to improve their cooking skills, learn new recipes, or learn the basics of nutrition and healthy eating.  This is a live online class.

Makeup class, if needed, August 25, 2022

Despe Lebel is a trained Nutrition Educator working with Healthy Acadia.

Ellsworth Adult Education is pleased to partner with Healthy Acadia to provide this class.  Healthy Acadia offers the class and Ellsworth Adult Education supports the course by promoting it, handling registrations and other ways.  

Full Course

Cooking Matters for Families (Summer)

Free

with Despe Lebel Healthy Acadia

Calendar Jul 27, 2022 at 12:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This live online, 6-session series is designed to teach families how to prepare tasty, healthy, and affordable meals at home! Class meets weekly over Zoom on Wednesday afternoons for one-hour cooking and nutrition education sessions. This is a great time to spend time with your kiddos in the kitchen!

All participants receive a cookbook and a bag of groceries each week to prepare the recipes we learn about in class.  Groceries are available for pick up at Ellsworth Adult Education on Wednesdays.  This class is perfect for those wanting to improve their cooking skills and learn alongside their children, learn new recipes, or learn the basics of nutrition and healthy eating.  This is a live online class.

Despe Lebel is a trained Nutrition Educator working with Healthy Acadia. 

Ellsworth Adult Education is pleased to partner with Healthy Acadia to provide this class.  Healthy Acadia offers the class and Ellsworth Adult Education supports the course by promoting it, handling registrations and other ways.  

Refugees in Maine

Free

with Annie Sargent

Ellsworth Public Library's Spring Big Read book is “The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir” by Thi Bui. Bui is from a refugee family and Ellsworth Adult Education has organized a panel discussion led by Annie Sargent about refugees in Maine. Learn about who they are, what issues they face and how they contribute to our communities.  





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