Community Nutrition Classes

Knowing how to make the most of the food that’s available is an important part of the food security equation. MFC offers nutrition classes at local schools and community centers that use fun, hands-on methods for teaching food identification, purchasing and preparation.

For more information or to host or sign up for a class, please contact
Bailey Ludwig at bailey@mountainfamilycenter.org.

EatPlayGrow™ 

A series of 11 healthy lifestyle lessons for children ages 6 and younger, created by the Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM), in partnership with the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Incorporates art-making, storytelling, music and movement activities and healthy snacks into fun and hands-on educational lessons to teach young children and their adult caregivers about the importance of making positive choices in areas that affect health the most: nutrition, physical activity and, based on the latest medical research, sleep.

Cooking Matters 

As part of the No Kid Hungry campaign to end childhood hunger in America, Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matters programs teach participants to shop smarter, use nutrition information to make healthier choices, and cook delicious, affordable meals. The 6-week curriculum focuses on nutritional guidelines and developing creative recipes, while shopping on a restricted budget or using items from food banks. Classes are free to participants and include weekly take-home groceries and incentives for participation. 

MFC offers the following Cooking Matters (CM) courses:
CM for Families
CM for Parents/Adults
CM for Childcare Professionals
CM at the Store
CM for Kids/Teens

CATCH Kids Club (CATCH)

CATCH is a physical activity and nutrition education program designed for elementary aged children (grades K – 5). MFC offers CATCH in an after-school setting in Kremmling, Mon-Wed throughout the school year. CATCH participants enjoy healthy, fun snacks and engage in free play, games and other physical activities. CATCH is offered at no cost to families.

Exploring Foods Together

This curriculum provides simple activities for young children to help them explore new foods and start building the skills to make healthy food choices. Each lesson includes a healthy snack and related food story.