Econ on Location: Cooking Matters at the Store, Little Rock
Cooking Matters at the Store is a grocery store tour that provides participants with hands-on nutrition education and empowerment.
Participants learn how to:
plan and budget for healthy, affordable, and delicious meals
discover economical ways to buy fruits and vegetables
calculate and compare unit prices
read nutrition labels and ingredient lists
Participants will develop the confidence to make healthy choices at the grocery store. Studies have shown that participating in Cooking Matters at the Store saves money on groceries, increases consumption of healthy foods like fruits and vegetables, and decreases household food insecurity.