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Tarrant Area Food Bank works to ensure nutritious foods are available through distribution and all special feeding programs. Additionally, nutrition education is available to Partner Agencies and other community organizations to complement our distribution of nutritious food. 

Several educational programs are available to:

  • Help low-income families and individuals make the most of meals by planning healthful, tasty, and low-cost meals.
  • Teach adults how to stretch their food dollars through smart shopping and cooking.
  • Encourage the community to enjoy all of the many health benefits of eating more fruits and vegetables, while demonstrating that it can also be affordable.
  • Provide resources and training for developing local food production through Community Gardens.
  • Provide recipes, fact sheets and other resources to our Partner Agencies and their clients by distributing print materials at no cost.
  • Help the community provide safe, nutritious food by offering food safety training to our Partner Agencies, volunteers and staff.

Learn More About Our Programs:

For Your Agency's Clients:

Nutrition Education Programs for the community, including Cooking Matters and Cooking Matters at the Store.

GoHealthy! information and recipes that can be distributed to clients.


Request a Program:

For Your Agency's Clients:

Apply to become a Cooking Matters program Host Site.

Contact Us 


General inquiries

Micheline Hynes

Nutrition Services Manager

Host a Cooking Matters course

or workshop

Connie Delpit Jones

Cooking Matters Coordinator

Apply to partner as a Community


Katey Rudd

Community Gardens Coordinator


To view opportunities to volunteer with Cooking Matters or Community Gardens, visit