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Nutrition Programs

Teen Cooking Classes!

Teens will have fun cooking and eating together! They will learn how to cook healthy meals in the branch kitchen under the direction of our resident, registered dietician. Cost includes food. Located at the

Framingham Branch. Ages 12+

Members $10/class | Community Members $15/class


Thursday, January 13th.................. 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

In this class, we will cook a homemade pizza and learn different knife skills to prepare the pizza toppings and a hearty side salad. Teens will also prepare made-from scratch shortcakes to enjoy with a strawberry dessert topping.


Thursday, January 27th.................. 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

In this class we will learn how to make healthy versions of Chinese takeout! We will make spring rolls with a homemade sweet & sour sauce, veggie fried rice, and general tso's chicken.


Family Cook & Dine Nights @ The Family Outdoor Center!

Come learn to cook healthy meals and eat with your family!


Comfort in Cooking | Friday, January 7............................ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Breakfast for Dinner | Friday, January 21........................ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Ramen, Three Ways | Friday, February 11....................... 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM




We offer virtual or in-person consultations with a registered dietitian that include a one-hour initial evaluation and a one-hour follow-up. Your evaluation includes a nutrition assessment and individual goal-setting. Additional follow-ups and packages can be purchased by individuals who seek continued one-on-one support for nutrition and weight management. 
Ages 12+
Family & Adult Members $96/Youth & Teen Members $120/Community Members $192
Schedule an appointment with Maggie by calling her at 508-879-4420 x286 or email


Weigh to Change Program 


Join us for Weigh to Change, a 8-week lifestyle change program. Contact Maggie Lynch at for more information.
• Weekly 30 minute personal training sessions (7 total) 
• Two one-on-one nutrition consultations
• Group classes offered only for Weigh to Change participants
• 2 Styku body scans
• Newsletters, resources, and group support!
Ages 14+
Members $300, Non-members $600



Food Distribution

FREE groceries from Loving Spoonful for children 18 and under. Pickup is Monday & Friday from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm (while supplies last) at our Framingham Branch. If you're looking for further food assistance, contact Lauren Hanley, Director of Health Integration, at or 508-879-4420 x239.

Nutrition, Cooking and Healthy Tips

Nutrition, Cooking and Healthy Tips