Food Pathways Program

Learn Skills to Start Your Career

Establish values and goals while training for a new career pathway in food.

Learn how to prepare meals to feed our community. Apply now for FareStart’s Food Pathways Program.


Here's what we provide:

  • 16 weeks of training
  • Case management and support with basic needs, including housing and transportation
  • Technology training with a laptop provided
  • Job preparedness training, including resume-building, cover letter writing and practice interviews
  • Support with obtaining a job
  • Cash stipend


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    Here’s what you'll bring:

    You don’t have to be perfect, but you have to give this your best every day. Be willing to learn, stay with the program, and work hard. If you don’t give up, neither will we.

      Program requirements:

      • 18 + years of age
      • Ability to train 30+ hours on weekdays
      • Eligible to work in the United States
      • Proof of COVID vaccination
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      If you are still unsure if the Food Pathways Program is right for you, call one of our intake staff and talk about it. We are available 7:00 to 4:00 Monday – Friday and would be happy to help you. Call us at  206.787.1502 or email us at

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