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Upcoming Events:
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  • April 3: 11am Borgess Farmers' Market
  • April 3: 7pm Food Security of Food Justice: Does it Really Matter? Karika Phillips, Kalamazoo County Center for Health Equity @ Bronson Hospital, Gilmore Center for Health Education
  • April 8: 7pm Farmer's Market 101. Learn about your local farmer's markets. @ Kalamazoo Public Library, Central Branch
  • April 10: 3pm Container Gardening. Learn how to plant a vegetable or herb garden in limited space. @ Kalamazoo Public Library Oshtemo Branch
  • April 15: 7pm Meet the Author Novella Carpenter, author of Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer @ Kalamazoo Central High School Auditorium
  • April 16: 1:15pm Campus visit Novella Carpenter, author of Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer @ Kalamazoo College Light Fine Arts Building
  • April 17: 11am Borgess Farmers' Market

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Can-Do Kitchen

Collecting Kitchen Gadgets until May 2nd

It’s a perfect time to de-clutter your kitchen. We’ll turn your unwanted kitchen gadgets and whoozywhatsits into support for local food entrepreneurs of the Can-Do Kitchen. From now until May 2nd, please bring kitchen utensils, pots & pans, small appliances etc. to the Can-Do Kitchen (511 Harrison, Monday – Friday, 9am-noon), Victorian Bakery, Sarkozy Bakery (350 E. Michigan), Kalamazoo Kitty, The Cheese Lady (7035 W. Q Ave), Beer & Skittles, Richland Meat Center (7950 N. 32nd St, Richland), and Retro. New, gently used, and high-end items appreciated and will be priced appropriately! The sale is a fundraiser for the Can-Do Kitchen.

3rd Annual Kitchen Gadget Garage Sale

Saturday, May 3rd, 8:00 – 1:00 at the Can-Do Kitchen (511 Harrison)

Find treasures and support local food entrepreneurs at the same time! This sale is 100% kitchen gadgetry, for all the food-lovers out there. Our kitchen will be full of new, used, funky, antique, mystery, and useful utensils, pots & pans, dishes, baking supplies, glasses & mugs, juicers, blenders and more! The sale will also feature some of the talented Can-Do Kitchen cooks and bakers handing out tastes of their goods AND live music. Rain or shine, make the kitchen gadget garage sale part of your Saturday spring morning (visit the Food Co-op, MacKenzies, Bell’s, Black Owl, Kalamazoo River Valley Trail...lots of fun!). All proceeds go toward the Can-Do Kitchen.

Programs and Partnerships:
  • Can-Do Kitchen
    A commercial kitchen and business incubation for small food businesses.
  • Common Ground: Kalamazoo Community Garden Network
    A network of individuals and organizations working to support community gardens throughout Kalamazoo County.
  • Douglass Farmers' Market
    Greet friends and neighbors at this market on the north side of town featuring local producers.
  • Good Food Kalamazoo
    A collaboration among individuals and organizations working toward a healthy local food system in Kalamazoo County to engage and empower our community to provide itself with food that is healthy, green, fair, and affordable.
  • Growing Matters Garden
    Kids get their hands dirty and learn a lot with our educational gardening project.
  • Southwest Michigan Community Harvest Fest
    Celebrate local food, local farming, and sustainable living with great speakers, music and more.