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March 27, 2019

Ian, a Youth Culinary graduate, talked about his experience going through the program and how the experience has changed how he looks at his future.

He first heard about the program from his school and although he was a little hesitant, he needed to do something, his

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March 27, 2019

Whole Foods is a long-time supporter of FareStart and on Thursday, April 18, they are proving that again with their annual 5% Day!

Five percent of any Seattle area Whole Foods Market net sales will be donated to FareStart

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March 26, 2019

Not only are we hosting Guest Chef Night while the FareStart Restaurant gets a refresh, we’re bringing the star power to Maslow’s Meal and Seattle Restaurant Week!

Our Guest Chef Night lineup is electric!

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March 22, 2019

Cory applied to FareStart’s Adult Culinary Program while still incarcerated at Coyote Ridge Corrections Center. Once training in our kitchens, he had to work through setbacks and challenges but was always willing to learn. He got a job halfway through the 16-week program, and worked part-time while completing his training. He successfully graduated

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March 22, 2019

The FareStart Restaurant will temporarily close beginning Tuesday, April 2 while we make some changes to the interior and layout. Guest Chef Night will move to Maslow’s. Look for our re-opening in late April or early May.

Just over 12 years ago, FareStart opened its newly renovated flagship location and the

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March 22, 2019

Imagine you are a green bean. You are lying in the warm sun on your vine, just at the peak of your freshness, and then – pluck! - you are suddenly picked, packed up and put into a van with orange ripples on the side by a smiling volunteer worker, transported to an unknown alleyway into a basement kitchen, weighed along with many, many

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March 19, 2019

Chef Timothy Delling is the executive chef for the FareStart Restaurant and FareStart Catering. He has a critical eye on the training opportunities for students and approaches his work with a dedication to maintaining FareStart’s stellar food reputation and staying focused on our mission.

We caught up to

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March 13, 2019

A message from FareStart CEO Angela Dunleavy-Stowell

More than three years into Seattle and King County’s homelessness state of emergency, FareStart is seeing more people than ever walk through its doors. More than 85% of our Adult Culinary students are experiencing homelessness. We are looking at a variety of ways to fund and grow

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March 1, 2019

Our café in South Lake Union is expanding its offerings. We already have incredible breakfast sandwiches and pastries and now we are upgrading your lunch with new sandwiches, pizzas and salads. Don’t forget to add on a cup of our soup of the day too. 

Our coffees, teas and specialty drinks

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March 1, 2019

At FareStart, we are dedicated to serving and delivering nutritious, delicious meals to our community’s most vulnerable citizens through our Community Meals Program. We haven’t missed a day of deliveries in over 26 years and “Snowpocalypse 2019” was no exception. Because of the hard work of our students, chefs, volunteers and a business

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