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Community Kitchens Northwest

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Community Kitchens Northwest (CKNW) is a Tilth Alliance program that is reviving a culture of scratch cooking and healthy eating by bringing people together to cook and share meals.

About Us

Community Dinner

We host community dinners, lead school and after-school cooking clubs, support a network of community kitchen programs and offer trainings. Our goal is to empower people with the tools they need to eat well every day -- by sharing cooking skills, nutrition knowledge and food traditions. Learn more...

Program Areas

Community Kitchens Northwest Coalition
The CKNW coalition serves to promote collaboration and networking among the various food education programs in the greater Seattle area, sharing resources to increase the success of all our programs. Learn more...

School and After-School Cooking Clubs
Youth & Veggie BowlTilth Alliance offers cooking clubs at Rainier Beach High School, Cleveland High School and Interagency Academy. By preparing food with friends, students gain valuable life skills that will lead them towards a path of well-being. Students work together to prepare a meal that is shared by everyone. This enables them to learn teamwork and communication,  gain a sense of belonging and cultural appreciation and contribute to the community at large. Learn more...

Trainings

Making GuacamoleCommunity Kitchens Northwest offers trainings to school and childcare cooks, teaching how to use fresh seasonal produce and whole foods as the basis for healthy delicious meals and snacks. We also offer kitchen leader trainings for community members and organizations that want to set up community kitchens in their own neighborhoods. Learn more...

Senior Meal Program
Beets & GreensCommunity Kitchens Northwest houses a staff member, a senior meal registered dietitian, who oversees 22 ethnic meal sites throughout the Central and South Seattle area. Meals are open to seniors age 55 and older. This program provides a place for seniors to be active, eat a nourishing meal and socialize.

Kitchen PrepGet Involved

  • COMMUNITY DINNERS
    Rainier Valley friends and neighbors are invited to our community dinner at the Rainier Beach Community Center on the third Sunday of each month, 1-5 p.m. Come at 1 p.m. to help cook or at 4:15 p.m. to share a tasty meal cooked from scratch. Get directions.

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