Classes Connect Cultural Heritage and Healthy Eating

Norcross – Norcross Community Market, in partnership with Summerour Middle School and Boston-based food and nutrition nonprofit Oldways, is bringing “A Taste of African Heritage” community cooking classes to Norcross this summer. The six-class series will take place from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays from June 4 through July 16, excluding July 2, at Summerour Middle School, 321 Price Place, in Norcross.



2018 Oldways ATOAH StudentHandbook17 63980.1497547115.500.659The free, hands-on classes aim to address health disparities frequently reported in African-American communities by teaching participants to adopt healthy eating habits based on traditional African foods. Participants learn about spices and herbs, greens, grains, beans, tubers, fruits, and vegetables that have sustained Africans and their descendants for generations.

For more information, visit the Oldways website at Register for classes by email to Spaces are limited.

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