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January 3, 2019

“When I found out that I could go to school, do this program, get paid for it and earn school credits at the same time I knew it was a good program. I get here an hour early because I love it so much.” - Lexi


Youth in the FareStart Youth Culinary program have complicated lives and barriers to overcome.

December 28, 2018

A van parked near railroad tracks serves as a home for someone experiencing homelessness

Mike used to hate cooking, but then

December 13, 2018

Angela Stowell, FareStart CEO, shares about her first few months at FareStartAngela Stowell, FareStart CEO, shares about her first few months at FareStart.

We all have a part to play to take action to end poverty and homelessness in our community and even though it's hard work, we can do it together.

December 3, 2018

A student looks at the camera in the FareStart kitchen
We all have the chance to do our part to turn homelessness into hope. Our Eat. Act. Give.

December 3, 2018

Rob was living on the streets with nothing but a duffel bag and a tarp after he was released from incarceration. He went to every resource center he could find to try and better his situation, but when he found FareStart he was housed within the same day as his interview.

He worked hard acing every

November 20, 2018

FareStart Youth Programs, FareStart does change livesJess was 17 when she had to make a choice. Her mother had recently passed away and her father struggled with alcohol abuse. So, she stayed with friends moving from couch to couch while still trying to graduate from high school.

“My father made me feel like I was

November 16, 2018

Dale, a graduate of our Adult Culinary Program, shares the powerfully positive role FareStart has had on his journey through recovery to a job that brought him full circle, where he gives back by cooking for those in need.

[Support students like Dale]

November 15, 2018

We announced the launch of a new campaign called “Eat. Act. Give” to support our foodservice job training programs that alleviate homelessness and poverty. The campaign is a region-wide initiative to encourage the community to

October 31, 2018

It’s your lunch and you kale the shots with fresh veggies and fresh toppings. Be bowl’d over by our house made dressings and we can’t forget to Taco ‘bout our