We believe in building community around food and creating opportunities for people to share and learn about food and food skills by encouraging community kitchens where everyone participates!
Community kitchen participants establish and nurture friendships, increase their food and nutritional knowledge and build their culinary skills.
[the workshop]…was a great help & enough information to start a community kitchen to bring our community together…"
About Community Kitchens
Community kitchens build community as participants establish and nurture friendships, increase their food and nutritional knowledge as well as their culinary skills.
GVFB trains and supports community kitchen facilitators. We offer a variety of workshops and support to our network of trainers.
Maintaining a Kitchen
Taking the time to organize and maintain your kitchen will ensure that it runs smoothly.
Getting Equipment and Food
Equipment and Food are key components of a community kitchen that are based on your kitchen’s needs, experience and budget.
Learning how to preserve food is an invaluable nutritional skill that saves time and money.
Government and non-profit organizations, as well as corporations provide possible sources for funding your kitchen.
A number of factors will determine the recipes you choose for your community kitchen.