Tampa, Fla. – University Area CDC (Community Development Corporation)’s Get Moving Program is offering free cooking classes for youth and adults at its Harvest Hope Center, 13704 N. 20th Street, Tampa, 33613.
Cooking With 5 Senses – Mondays from 5 to 6:30 p.m.
Youth ages seven to 14 learn how to prepare nutritious and tasty cuisine that will supply much needed energy for young bodies. Chef Dhalia inspires and motivates youngsters to eat and cook well, utilizing all five senses.
Let’s Get Cooking – Fourth Friday of each month from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Adults are invited to learn food preparation techniques that showcase the flexibility and versatility of every ingredient, including fresh vegetables picked right from the Harvest Hope Community Garden. Participants learn how to incorporate fresh produce into their meals in a way that not only satisfies their tastebuds, but gives them energy.
Let’s Get Cooking coincides with community gardening that takes place every Friday morning at the Harvest Hope Community Garden. This programming is provided by the University Area CDC’s Get Moving! program to provide a holistic approach to health and wellness.
All classes are free of charge. Questions may be directed to Ronnie Oliver,ROliver@UACDC.org, 813.690.1457.
Programs are sponsored by WellFed Community and Simply Healthcare Foundation. Children’s Board of Hillsborough County also supports Cooking with 5 Senses.
University Area CDC, celebrating more than 20 years of serving the community, offers support for thousands of Tampa residents through youth programs, adult education and resource assistance. Its primary mission is the redevelopment and sustainability of the at-risk areas surrounding University of South Florida’s Tampa campus. For more information about University Area CDC, visit uacdc.org/getmoving or call 813.558.5212.