Nutrition Education

We take pride in our Eastern Market Community Kitchen in Shed 5. It is the home to an ever-changing group of small food business owners through the Detroit Kitchen Connect program and is crucial towards our mission of being an inclusive regional food hub.

The other way we activate this kitchen is through our cooking classes and demonstrations. You can find full information below about kids and adult cooking classes throughout this summer, upcoming demonstrations during our Saturday Markets, and recipes from past demonstrations held in our space!

Thanks to Target for their support of our nutrition education programs and to our media partners 105.1 The Bounce & EdibleWow.

Cooking Classes


April 6 - Spring Garlic Soup - Adults
April 13 - Leg of Lamb - Adults
April 27 - Pate De Fruit - Kids
May 4 - Sugar Pulling - Adults
May 11 - Mother's Day Brunch - Kids
June 8 - Cooking with edibleWOW Magazine
September 21 - Cooking with edibleWOW Magazine
October 12 - Cooking with edibleWOW Magazine

For a safe working kitchen environment, we ask that all cooking class participants wear proper attire including: closed toed shoes (no flip-flops), pants (no shorts) and hair pulled back into a pony tail.

Friends of Eastern Market get early and free access to cooking classes! Find out more about becoming a Friend today.

Give Back to Eastern Market

Our work as a nonprofit includes managing the public market and operating programs to strengthen Metro Detroit’s food sector. We operate programs that increase access to healthy food and incubate and accelerate the growth of food businesses. Donate today & become a Friend of Eastern Market!


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Eastern Market Corporation is looking for qualified people like you to help us nourish a healthier, wealthier, and happier Detroit. Click below to check our current job openings and see if you might be a good fit with our team!