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August 29, 2019

Youth intern prepares sandwiches during the summer program.

Our youth programs, Youth & Young Adult Barista and Youth Culinary, give young people a chance to choose their own path. Our students are facing poverty, homelessness and other barriers in their lives and have specific needs that

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August 26, 2019

Joel couldn’t keep a smile off his face as he started talking about his experience at FareStart. He graduated in February of 2019 and has been working ever since.

“I heard about this program from my school,” he said. “I heard that I can learn how to cook, and I love

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August 26, 2019

Every Monday is back to school at FareStart because new students start training each week.

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August 26, 2019

Book your event at any FareStart Catering venue before October 31, 2019 and receive $50* for every $1,000 you spend on catering, parties and private dining!

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July 30, 2019

Summer is all about the food and we wanted to share a few recipes from our very own chefs - FareStart Corporate Executive Chef Wayne Johnson, Executive Chef Timothy Delling of FareStart Catering & the FareStart Restaurant

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July 26, 2019

Louis, a high school student, graduated from FareStart’s Youth Culinary Program this spring even though he had an extra challenge other students didn’t have – Louis was the one and only student in the morning cohort, as his would-be classmates had dropped out of the program.

The 8-week training program is usually made up of

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July 24, 2019

Every day, FareStart Adult Culinary students prepare meals for our community. We deliver those meals to shelters, healthcare facilities, transitional housing programs and hospice centers - and we rely on volunteers to help!

The summer months can be challenging, so

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July 23, 2019

FareStart began a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiative this winter based on conversations going back for several years about how to best serve students and create a strong sense of belonging for anyone who walks through our doors. This initiative is being facilitated by JustLead

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July 22, 2019

New mural by local artists Dozfy and Kate Reingold.So much daily magic happens in the FareStart Restaurant. Students get experience working in a fast-paced kitchen, from prep to pantry to the dish pit to the hotline. There are weddings, parties and meetings where guests enjoy beautiful food that is the product of student training in

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July 2, 2019

Yield: 24 (serving size: 1 teaspoon)

Fresh basil can add such a hit of flavor to so many things: soups, grilled chicken, panini, or a fresh tomato and mozzarella salad. If you've found fragrant, fresh basil, or have grown your own, use it in this oil. 

Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves, tightly
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