Starting Saturday, Oct. 18, CNDH’s Tyrome “Chef T” Henson will be offering Cooking Healthy for the Holidays with Chef T at the Washington Parks & People's Riverside Healthy Living Center, located at 5200 Foote St., NE, Washington, DC 20019. In addition to cooking demonstrations, the six week course will cover sanitation, knife skills, food safety and healthy menu planning. Open to Ward 7 residents, the free class will be offered on Saturdays until Nov. 22. To register, email Chef T at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (202) 274-5757.
The Center for Nutrition, Diet and Health (CNDH), a landgrant center within the University of the District of Columbia's College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences (CAUSES), offers research-based academic and community outreach programs that improve the quality of life and economic opportunity of people and communities in the District of Columbia. CNDH combines education and outreach to educate D.C. residents on the benefits of a healthy lifestyle. Using these methods, CNDH helps to improve consumer awareness and health sustaining behaviors among District residents through education projects related to food, nutrition and health.