Community

September 25, 2018

The support of our community is critical to the success of FareStart students and apprentices as they create a pathway towards a better life. One of the easiest and most

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August 31, 2018

It is no secret that the most vulnerable among us struggle with hunger, and sometimes the food available is highly processed, cold or low in nutrition. At FareStart, we think that needs to change. Through our Community Meals Program we provide healthy, warm, delicious meals

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August 31, 2018

This summer, FareStart celebrated the success of 17 youths who completed internships through our partnership with the City of Seattle in the Seattle Youth Employment Program. Twelve of them completed the internship at our Café @

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August 1, 2018

Randall is a positive guy. He sums up his philosophy with three words: cool, calm and collected.

“I believe in a positive attitude,” Randall said. “Getting mad will never

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August 1, 2018

FareStart opened doors for me when I feared no one would give me a chance.

I decided to apply for the Adult Culinary Program while in prison and enrolled just a

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July 3, 2018

Amazon has been holding an annual golf tournament for 17 years. This year they chose FareStart to be their nonprofit beneficiary and we were able to raise over $220,000 to support our mission!

The tournament had more than 250 participants and everyone enjoyed the day of golfing at Newcastle even with the June rain.

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July 3, 2018

Catalyst Kitchens, the national program of FareStart, helps nonprofit organizations expand or grow their foodservice businesses and job training programs. Catalyst Kitchens uses the FareStart model and scales it up to a national level. 

We caught up with Emily Olsen-Harbich, Catalyst Kitchen’s Member Engagement Manager, to chat

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June 29, 2018

The one year anniversary of the Foodservice Apprenticeship Program is approaching. 

The apprenticeships, which can last up to six months, are designed to equip low-income foodservice workers with the technical and professional skills needed to advance their careers from entry-level positions to middle-wage jobs that achieve

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March 5, 2018

Chef Michael Mason shapes the menus at Community Table based on his experience growing up in a multi-cultural neighborhood. It was there that Chef Mason learned about food's impact and how different cultures use grains, proteins, vegetables and sauces to build community. Today, he incorporates that understanding into the mix of global

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July 5, 2017

Every day at 3 p.m., you'll find volunteers, students and staff loading FareStart vans with cambros stocked with well-balanced, made-from-scratch meals for the daily shelter run. With a FareStart chef at the wheel, the vans head out to deliver 1,100 dinners to homeless shelters, transitional housing and low-income healthcare facilities

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