Free healthy cooking classes for adults

Join Oregon Food Bank for a six-week cooking course that will teach you how to prepare nutritious and affordable meals.

Everyone would like to save a buck here and there while still being able to put healthy food on the table. Oregon Food Bank can help you do just that with these classes. Participants will:

  • receive a free cookbook with tips and recipes
  • learn money-saving tips during a grocery store tour
  • receive a free bag of groceries to take home


Class schedules

Portland Mercado - Thursdays
Time: 5:30pm-7:30pm
Dates: Oct. 15, 22, 29, Nov. 5, 12, 19
Place: Mercado, 7238 SE Foster Rd., Portland, OR 97206

Oregon Food Bank West - Tuesdays
Time: 1pm-3pm
Dates: Oct. 20, 27, Nov. 3, 10, 17, 24
Place: Oregon Food Bank West, 1870 NW 173rd Ave., Beaverton, OR 97006

Oregon Food Bank 33rd - Wednesdays
Dates: Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov. 4, 11
Place: Oregon Food Bank, 7900 NE 33rd Dr., Portland, OR 97211


TO REGISTER: Contact Chris at 971-250-2714 or email


Eligibility: This course is designed for participants living on a low income. Classes are open to households at or below 200% of the federal poverty level. $3975/month for a family of four or $1945/month for individuals. Registration required.

Posted on September 28, 2015 and filed under food assistance.