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 Fair Food Matters students in the garden

2014 Sponsor-A-Gardener Campaign

At last, it's spring! The change in seasons brings new growth and our annual Sponsor-a-Gardener campaign. Please consider sponsoring a student in the garden or a thematic garden bed today! Visit our Growing Matters Garden page to learn more or to make an online donation.

Collecting Kitchen Gadgets until May 2nd

colorful kitchen gadgetsIt’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. More information here.

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! Rain or shine, make the kitchen gadget garage sale part of your sunny, Saturday, spring morning. 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. All proceeds go toward the Can-Do Kitchen. More information here.

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.