Our Stories

AmeriCorps Service Member Spotlight

Cooking Matters Massachusetts has been fortunate to host an AmeriCorps service member every year, and this past year we had the honor of hosting two fantastic AmeriCorps members!

Western Mass Volunteer Spotlight

Throughout Massachusetts, Cooking Matters volunteers  are sharing their skills and passion with Cooking Matters participants, but this month we wanted to spotlight our Western Mass volunteers who figuratively – and literally!- go the extra mile.  

Spotlight: Tony Maws

Chef Maws talks about Boston's Taste of the Nation 

Sheila Shares Her Strength

 

Five years and 15 Cooking Matters courses later, I am still as enamored as day one

Carie's Story

"Cooking Matters empowered me to put extra veggies in everything! My family NEEDS more vegetables. Sweet potatoes in chili? Carrots in muffins? Kale in a smoothie? I would have never done these things before this class."

Tracy's Story: Four Days and Counting

“I don’t get my food stamps for another four days, so I have to make this last,” says Tracy.

Empowering Young Parents

Grace got involved in STEPS because of the importance she places on social support. 

The $10 Basket

With just a few small tweaks, and Maria was able to save money while still keeping her family healthy and happy.

Jeleiny and Janet's Story

Three generations of women support one another as they learn how to make small changes at the store and in the kitchen.

Our Stories

AmeriCorps Service Member Spotlight

Cooking Matters Massachusetts has been fortunate to host an AmeriCorps service member every year, and this past year we had the honor of hosting two fantastic AmeriCorps members!

Western Mass Volunteer Spotlight

Throughout Massachusetts, Cooking Matters volunteers  are sharing their skills and passion with Cooking Matters participants, but this month we wanted to spotlight our Western Mass volunteers who figuratively – and literally!- go the extra mile.  

Spotlight: Tony Maws

Chef Maws talks about Boston's Taste of the Nation 

Sheila Shares Her Strength

 

Five years and 15 Cooking Matters courses later, I am still as enamored as day one

Carie's Story

"Cooking Matters empowered me to put extra veggies in everything! My family NEEDS more vegetables. Sweet potatoes in chili? Carrots in muffins? Kale in a smoothie? I would have never done these things before this class."

Tracy's Story: Four Days and Counting

“I don’t get my food stamps for another four days, so I have to make this last,” says Tracy.

Empowering Young Parents

Grace got involved in STEPS because of the importance she places on social support. 

The $10 Basket

With just a few small tweaks, and Maria was able to save money while still keeping her family healthy and happy.

Jeleiny and Janet's Story

Three generations of women support one another as they learn how to make small changes at the store and in the kitchen.

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