Food Skills for Families (Canadian Diabetes Association)

A hands-on six week, in-the-kitchen cooking course. Learn skills for shopping at the grocery store and preparing delicious, affordable, healthy meals. Free cookbook for all participants.

For more information go to: Diabetes Canada Food Skills for Families

Over 350 host organizations across BC have delivered a Food Skills for Families program since 2008.  These include community centres, community kitchens, neighborhood houses, immigrant and refugee agencies, friendship centres, churches and schools. The program helps to build healthy families and healthy communities.

By attending a Food Skills for Families program, families gain the knowledge, skills and confidence to shop, cook and eat healthy meals.

"This cooking class has inspired me to cook healthy meals at home. The food is tasty and I love the recipes which help me to use new ingredients that I don't usually cook with".

"I learned to read labels and choose and prepare healthy food. The recipes were easy to follow, fun to make and yummy to eat".

"I loved making new friends and talking about food, saving money and life".

"The instructor was very knowledgable and led the class very professionally".