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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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January 8, 2018

This blog post was originally written by Tiffany G. of Catalyst Kitchens for their blog. FareStart launched Catalyst Kitchens in 2010 to share its unique model of transforming the lives of people living in poverty with nonprofit organizations across North America.

I used to spend a lot of time on the phone with prisoners. “Tell

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November 7, 2017

Over the years, FareStart has built enduring partnerships with local agencies that offer much-needed support services and supplies to assist students as they change their lives. From housing to healthcare, counseling to clothing, FareStart provides the essentials, so that Adult Culinary Program students can focus on learning skills to

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October 5, 2017

Imagine dicing 50 pounds of carrots. Or cutting oranges for three hours (albeit with one of the best views in town from Pacific Tower, site of our School Meals Program).
 
FareStart's Adult Culinary Program students play a huge role in preparing over 2,600 meals a day that are delivered five days a week to childcare centers, grade

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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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