Cooking Matters for Adults

Guided Grocery Store Tours 

About the Tour: Receive a guided, small group tour of the grocery store while learning how to read labels, choose wisely, eat healthily and shop on a budget.  The store tour is about 90-minutes in length and includes a lot of Q & A.

When: Monday thru Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. by appointment (Little Rock area only.)

Registration: *Pre-registration required!  Contact Charles Maxwell at or 501-364-5655.

"This tour was very informative. The tips for buying produce and what's in season gave me great ideas for meals!" - Grocery store tour participant

Six-Session Cooking Course      

This series of free educational cooking classes are designed to empower low-income families to plan, select, purchase and prepare healthy foods on a limited budget.

About the Class: Participants learn basic kitchen skills and cooking techniques, practice budgeting for meals, and receive tasty and healthy recipes. The classes are hands-on with everyone helping prepare (and eat!) the meal.  Class size is generally 8 to 10 people which is ideal for vibrant discussion and active learning.  

When: Generally held on alternating Saturday mornings and weekday evenings (example: Saturday 10 a.m.-Noon & Tuesday 5-7 p.m.)

Registration: *Pre-registration required!  Contact Charles Maxwell at or 501-364-5655.

"This course made me want to eat healthy." - Cooking class participant