Learn & Engage at our group tours, workshops,
lunch & learns and fun community events


2018 PFC Night Markets

Every 3rd Thursday, June-Sept 5:00-10:00pm
(June 21, July 19, August 16, & September 20)

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Kalamazoo's only Night Markets hosted by PFC Markets are a wonderful series of community events that provide the perfect opportunity to meet your neighbors, grab a drink, some grub, and shop with your favorite local farmers market vendors - all in one place! AND you can feel good about your purchase of beer or wine supporting the Can-Do Kitchen! Come see what it's all about! 

Location: 1204 Bank Street in Kalamazoo

We're always looking for volunteers to help us serve beer and wine. Email susma@candokitchen.org to get more info about joining the CDK Night Market Crew.

Thank you to our July sponsors!

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Group Tour &
Information Sessions

Saturday July 14th, 2018 12:00-1:00pm
Tuesday August 7th, 2018 5:00-6:00pm
Saturday September 1st, 2018 12:00-1:00pm

 

This is an important opportunity that introduces the inner-workings of the Can-Do Kitchen. Here, we provide an overview of the requirements of becoming a food business owner, including food safety, licensing, and insurance. Attendees receive Can-Do Kitchen applications at this Tour, and are invited to return them to us if they wish to further explore being a member and attending Can-Do camp. The application is a business planning tool that many aspiring entrepreneurs find very helpful.

Please RSVP by emailing your name and date you wish to attend to startup@candokitchen.org or calling 269-492-0261 so we know how many people to expect. (Note: Please let us know if you are in need of interpretation and we'll do our best to arrange it.)


Can-Do Camp

September 11th - November 27th, 2018
Every Tuesday 5:30-7:30pm

 

Can-Do Camp is a 12-week group incubation process in which you’ll learn all the necessary requirements and best practices for starting a food business. You’ll have the opportunity to build a support network with your peers and learn from local professionals. You’ll receive essential resource guides, referrals, food safety guidance, connections to local retailers and much more. By the end of Can-Do Camp, you’ll be ready to launch your business with a solid foundation and start producing in our commercial kitchen!  

$300

Please sign up for a Group Tour (see above) to take the first step in applying for Can-Do Camp.

Applications due September 4th, 2018