Monday, November 10, 2014

Kate's Kitchen + Permaculture Feast + foodWorks = OPEN STUDIO

EVENT: Open Studio in Holyoke
WHERE: 386 Dwight Street, Holyoke, MA
WHEN Sunday, November 23, 4 pm to 6 pm 
VISIT: Permaculture FEAST 
Permaculture FEAST is a weekend a permaculture design certificate course held in Holyoke, MA.  
Students from the course have created landscape and social enterprise design for Kate's Kitchen and foodWorks. View their visions for the next 10, 25, 50 and 100 years. 

There will be 4 alternative design schematics and 18 detailed patch designs illustrating how to build on the existing conditions and assets of Kate’s Kitchen and foodWorks, while creating a thriving community hub that meets the needs of its members, while enhancing the overall health and well being of the ecosystem.

Kate’s Kitchen is a community kitchen that was begun in 1980. Since that day, one noon-time meal daily has been served to anyone in need with a “no-questions asked” policy.The Kitchen is opened 365 days a year and provides approximately 150 meals per day. Since its inception, Kate’s Kitchen has provided its neighbors over one million meals.

foodWorks is a culinary training program of Kate's Kitchen that offers unemployed and under employed individuals job training in the culinary field. 

The site also hosts La Finquita, the first community garden started by Nuestras Raices.

Featuring food and music and cutting edge visionaries and designers like yourself!