Cooking Matters at the Store

Cooking Matters at the Store

Cooking Matters at the Store

Part of the SNAP-Ed Strategies & Interventions Toolkit.* Cooking Matters at the Store Cooking Matters at the Store (formerly Shopping Matters) is a grocery store tour programs that empowers participants with 4 key food shopping skills:

  • Reading Food Labels
  • Comparing Unit Prices
  • Finding Whole Grain Foods
  • Identifying three ways to purchase produce

    It includes two specialized curricula - one for adults and one for WIC (Women, Infants and Children) parents.

  • Developer/Author

    Share our Strength

    Organization

    Share our Strength

    Contact Email
    Funding Source

    Walmart Foundation, Con Agra Food Foundation

    Publication/Revision Year
    2011
    Material Cost
    $0.00
    Evidence base / Evaluation
    Evaluated, Toolkit Designation: Practice-tested
    Format
    SNAP-Ed Toolkit Intervention, 
    SNAP-Ed Staff Training, 
    Curriculum
    Target Audience
    SNAP-Ed Staff, 
    Adults
    Has this material been used by a SNAP-Ed program?
    Yes
    Web Site
    Available Language(s)
    English, 
    Spanish
    SNAP-Ed Intervention Channels
    Senior Centers
    Food Pantries
    Faith Centers
    Retail
    Indian Reservations
    WIC/Other Social Services
    Worksite
    Contact Name or Organization for Ordering
    Share our Strength
    Email for Ordering
    Phone
    202-478-6540
    Address
    Share our Strength 1730 M Street, NW Suite 700 Washington, DC 20036
    Ordering Notes
    Interested facilitators are asked to sign up on the website and attend a 30min web training before ordering. Materials available include: facilitator guide, participant handout, recipe packets and incentives (calculator and reusable grocery bag).
    SNAP-Ed Connection Comments

    Share our Strength provides educator and tour leader with free training materials and support to individuals and organizations anywhere in the country who are interested in conducting Cooking Matters at the Store tours in their communities. For information on becoming a Tour Leader, visit the Tour Leader Web site.

    * SNAP-Ed Strategies & Interventions: An Obesity Prevention Toolkit for States is a compilation of interventions. The toolkit was developed by USDA's Food and Nutrition Service, The Association of SNAP-Ed Nutrition Education Administrators (ASNNA), the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Center for Training and Research Translation (Center TRT), and the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR), a partnership between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Institutes for Health (NIH), the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the USDA. It is designed and updated to help state SNAP-Ed administrative and implementing agencies identify evidence-based obesity prevention programs and policy, systems, and environmental (PSE) strategies and interventions to include in their SNAP-Ed plans.

    No