Cooking Matters is helping end childhood hunger by inspiring families to make healthy, affordable food choices. Cooking Matters by Share Our Strength teaches participants to shop smarter, use nutrition information to make healthier choices and cook delicious, affordable meals. Cooking Matters provides professional-level curricula and instructional materials, training, evaluation and national leadership support to approved partners, while local program partners provide hands-on, grassroots-level resources, program customizations and relationships that are best addressed on the local level.
Cooking Matters prioritizes reaching moms, dads, grandparents, and caregivers at their home or school environment. In 30 years, Cooking Matters partners, staff, and volunteer instructors have reached almost 1,000,000 low-income individuals through courses and tours in communities across the country learn how to eat better for less.