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The kitchen is at the heart of FoodShare, everyday we lovingly prepare and serve fresh, healthy, affordable, culturally diverse food to our family of staff, volunteers and guests. Our Good Food Café models a universal healthy, affordable, school cafeteria and proves that students will eat Good Healthy Food. Our cooking programs provide hands-on capacity building through hundreds of workshops and dozens of health-based Community Kitchens across the city. We prepare nutritious home-made sustainable food through our award winning Field to Table Catering, prepare nutrient-dense Power Soups delivered by community agencies to the homeless and under-housed, provide employment experience and life skills training through our Focus on Food youth internship program, and work extensively with various partners and entrepreneurs in our Teaching Kitchen sharing resources and skills. 

For more information about any of our kitchen activities, contact Alvin Rebick, Kitchen Senior Manager: alvin@foodshare.net, 416.583.5416.

Upcoming Events

Let's Grow Food Series - Seed Starting Workshop
April 24, 2014

Orlando Lopez and Liz Kirk will be teaching the techniques of seed starting - you will learn essential techniques for growing strong seedlings, make your own biodegradable, ready to plant seed starter pots, take home a seed tray with potted seeds and seedlings. You will also receive vegetable seeds that you could plant in your garden.

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Mead Making at FoodShare
April 30, 2014

Join us for a Mead Making Workshop Led by Experienced Mead Maker Catherine Henderson!

Mead is honey wine and is the first alcoholic drink brewed, earlier than wine or beer. We will make a big batch, sample various brews, and talk about the finer points of mead and wine fermentation.


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Let's Grow Food Series - Beginner Garden Planning - From Balcony To Back Yard
May 1, 2014

Just starting out, or been gardening for a bit and want to take it to the next level? By the end of this workshop you will leave with a garden plan you designed for your space, with expert help on the needs of your growing environment.

Participants leave with resources (planting schedule guide, annotated bibliography, seeds etc) and garden plan.


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