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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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June 28, 2019

Homelessness isn’t just a state of being without a place to live, it often means isolation, loss of family and friends and trauma. People experiencing homelessness or poverty can become stuck in survival mode and things like self-care or tomorrow get set on the back burner. Getting back to a place where they can think about doing more

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June 28, 2019

We take a holistic approach to working with our students. We know that someone can’t learn and make real changes in their lives if they are hungry, struggling with substance issues with no support or don’t have a safe place to stay. That’s why our social service specialists work

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June 28, 2019

Josh had experience in the food industry, but he knew he needed something more than that to get to where he wanted to be.

“I worked at this Italian restaurant,” he said. “It was a tourist place near Mount Rushmore. I also worked at this fusion Japanese place too, but I wanted something more. I wanted to challenge myself.”

Josh

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June 28, 2019

“Without FareStart, I’d still be a tumbleweed. I didn’t have a foundation on which to build, but Life Skills class taught me about having a power team and staying in my own lane.”

For many of our students, enrolling at FareStart is a way to pause, reflect and reset. Some are coming in from incarceration while others are fighting homelessness

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June 27, 2019

Ben spent the last few years as a kitchen manager at a local charity. He had learned his cooking skills on the job and was helping create more than 300 meals a day. He had a knack for numbers and preparation of large, batch style meals and when he heard about the FareStart Apprenticeship program, he knew that was the next step he

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June 12, 2019

This year at the 19th Annual Amazon Golf Tournament Benefiting FareStart, we saw a sasquatch, two storm troopers, and nearly two hundred and fifty golfers committed to getting under par while supporting our work. Together we raised over $247,000 to

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June 3, 2019

It’s graduation season and students are getting ready to toss their caps in the air and go off to their summer. Here at FareStart, it is always graduation season. We have weekly graduations for our Adult Culinary students, graduations every couple of months for our Youth Programs

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June 3, 2019

As the summer approaches, we wanted to let you know about a few unique opportunities we have coming up.

Special volunteer opportunity

It is time for gleaning! The season of harvest is starting in June and July and there are great opportunities for families or

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June 3, 2019

Poverty is a complicated issue and when you add the complex needs of youth and young adults into the mix, you need the right expertise to be effective. FareStart’s team of dedicated professionals are specialists in working with youth and young adults, and we partner with organizations

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