People around the midcoast can learn about sugar frequently hidden in common foods, and tasty and healthy alternatives, in “Learn to Be Sugar Savvy,” a free two-part workshop presented by Journey to Health as part of its Cooking for Health series. The “Sugar Savvy” class schedule is:

Washington: Monday, March 6 and 13, 10 a.m. to noon at Washington Village Church, 33 Liberty Road

Lincolnville: Tuesday, March 14 and 21, 3 to 5 p.m. at Lincolnville Community Building, 18 Searsmont Road

Union: Wednesday, March 15 and 22, 10 a.m. to noon at People’s United Methodist Church, 21 Depot Street

Stockton Springs: Thursday, March 16 and 23, 1 to 3 p.m. at Stockton Springs Town Office, 217 Main Street

Journey to Health is a cooperative effort of Pen Bay Medical Center and Waldo County General Hospital. In all, Journey to Health will be offering 40 free hands-on healthy cooking classes throughout Knox and Waldo counties, especially intended for low-income families and those with chronic health conditions like diabetes and heart disease. 

For more information or to register for any of the Cooking for Health classes, visit or call 921-3950.