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Our Family Cook-in Series Kicks-Off

by donR  February 10, 2016

Our first Family Meal sequence will begin on February 12th 2016. Stay tuned for more workshops and presentations.

Our first Family Cook-In Series will begin on February 12th 2016. Stay tuned for more workshops and presentations.

The Family Meals Project team of volunteers will gather at United church of Ferndale to introduce the idea of having food fun and conversation during meals . The Loving Tree Preschool Children and their parents  will be treated to a sit-down meal, play games and engage in meaningful conversation.

The idea of having food fun and conversation during sit-down dinners is not a new idea. Most children of the post-depression era ate with family around the dinner table; at least everyone I ran around with.. However the Whatcom County health Department reported a decline in the number of children sitting around the table for dinner in a 2008 study. (But I’d guess that the decline started when tv dinners, drive-in restaurants and cell phones were popularized.) Continue reading

Could You Lead A Cook-In? Of Course!

Could you host a cook-in? Find out by answering these questions:

  1. Anyone who likes to cook and share recipes can host a cook-in.

    Anyone who likes to cook and share recipes can host a cook-in.

    Do you like to cook?

  2. Do you know a few people who would like to meet and talk about cooking?
  3. Do you have a place and equipment to cook?
  4. Can you read a recipe?
  5. If you had lots of support would you try?

If you answered YES to these questions, you certainly can at least host a cook-In and be one of the leaders. How do I know this? Continue reading