Discover the wide choice of fresh summer vegetables that are available in July and August to create nutritional, delicious meals for your family. Come and learn how important they are to our health and how to use them in appealing meals.

Demonstrations will be from 7 to 8 p.m. July 24 and 31, with a different entree featured each week, at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 3601 S. Sterling Ave., Independence MO 64052.

University of Missouri Nutrition Program Associate Juana Lopez will demonstrate these meal preparation skills while making a food entree that the group can taste. Adults and kids are invited to attend to inspire family-shared cooking duties.

This is a free class to encourage healthy eating lifestyles. For questions, call Sara at 816-356-6986 or Juana Lopez at 816-506-3343.