Second Mediterranean Cooking class set at Extension Office

The second in a series of Mediterranean Cooking classes will be held Tuesday, June 10 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Jefferson County Extension Office, 500 S. Idaho St.

Class size is limited and pre-registration is required. To pre-register, contact Mary Ann Kizer, Jefferson County family and consumer sciences agent at 870-534-1033 or

The University of Arkansas, Division of Agriculture Jefferson County Extension Service, South Central Center on Aging, and Graphic Packaging are providing the free classes for participants to learn to cook delicious and healthy Mediterranean dishes. The hands-on cooking classes feature recipes from Italy, Spain, France, Morocco, Greece, Lebanon and Egypt, using ingredients you can find in most supermarkets or super centers in Arkansas.

The guest speaker will be Donna Taylor, a registered nurse and coordinator for Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program. Taylor will provide useful information for those currently caregiving, will be caregivers in the future, or know someone who is currently a caregiver.

The Cooperative Extension Service is part of the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture and offers its programs to all eligible persons regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.