Richmond Main Street Initiative
1015 Nevin Avenue, Suite 105, Richmond, California 94801


FREE Nutrition & Cooking Classes

Come Downtown for Healthy Food Healthy You, free nutrition & cooking classes brought to you by Fresh Approach, Richmond Main Street Initiative, and Catholic Charities of the East Bay.
When: Wednesdays, August 9 – August 30

  • August 9, 5:30pm – 6:30pm: Farmers’ Markets and Creating a Healthy Plate
  • August 16, 5:30pm – 6:30pm: How to Select and Store Fresh Produce
  • August 23, 5:30pm – 6:30pm: How to Shop and Eat Healthy on a Budget
  • August 30, 5pm – 6:30pm: Hands on Cooking Class! Learn cooking techniques, ideas for quick and easy meals, and cooking ahead for the whole week.

Where: Catholic Charities of the East Bay, 217 Harbour Way, Richmond

Cost: Free!


  • Receive $5 to spend at the Freshest Cargo Mobile Farmers’ Market for every class you attend.
  • Some participants who attend 3 or more classes may receive a “Kitchen-in-a-Box” containing a cutting board, knife, salad spinner, and other supplies!
  • Learn great tips, tricks, and know-how to prepare healthy, affordable meals for you and your family!

Questions? Call (925) 771-2990 or visit
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Richmond Promise Scholarship Fund
Are you ready for college? Are you a Richmond residents and college-bound student? Are you the guardian of a college-bound student and resident of Richmond or North Richmond? The Richmond Promise is here to support you! $1500 scholarship for 2 & 4-year college or CTE available October 2: Scholarship Application Opens March 2: FAFSA/DREAM Act Application Deadline March 9: Scholarship Application Deadline More Information Download the flyer (510) 900-9722