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Cooking & Lunch
September 7 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 16, 2022
This group focuses on healthy and delicious cooking instruction on a limited budget and to work on increasing greater appreciation for food. We cook along with and socialize with each other. All skill levels are encouraged.
Date: Every Wednesday* (9/7-11/16)
Time: 12:00pm – 2:00pm
Location: In-person, Farm at Penny Lane**
Groups are currently located at the UNC Farm at Penny Lane (263 Penny Lane, Pittsboro, NC 27312), or as a virtual option when available. Request Zoom link from Matt Ballard. In-person groups located at the UNC Farm at Penny Lane will be held outdoors or in the high tunnel. When it is hot or rainy, groups will meet under the Outdoor Pavilion.
*Wednesday Groups: Wednesday groups will begin again on September 7 and run through November 16. Shuttle is available as a roundtrip, departing at 10:30am and returning by 3:20pm, since the groups are back-to-back. Participants will need to find other transportation if they choose to arrive or leave at different times. You’re also welcome to hang out on-site if not attending a certain group.
COVID-19 Safety Precautions
Brief symptom screenings and masks will be required for shuttle transportation. Participants will be asked to wear masks when the group is not able to be physically distant.
The shuttle is a small blue bus that picks up at the outdoor pavilion in between CVS and Carr Mill Mall in Carrboro. The shuttle departs 20 minutes before the group starts and returns 20 minutes after the group ends. When registering for groups, please note if you will need the shuttle. Brief symptom screenings and masks will be required for shuttle transportation.
Weekly group-based activities focused around promoting overall health and well-being for adults living with serious mental health conditions who are served by the UNC Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health. Many groups are open and run throughout the year, unless stated otherwise. Please note those with seasonal start-end dates. Sign up by contacting us at the info below, or request UNC staff/clinician send a referral to Matthew Ballard through Epic In Basket.
Matt Ballard, MSW, Program Manager
Farm at Penny Lane
263 Penny Lane, Pittsboro, NC 27312
(919) 445-0665 Office | (919) 533-9397 Cell