Thursday, April 25, 2024

Feed Your Soul


Pies to Go!

The Center for Food Equity and Economic Development (FEED), a division of the Council of Churches of Greater Bridgeport, wants you to stay out of the kitchen this holiday season!  Enjoy time with your family and delicious desserts while supporting a great cause. All proceeds support the work of the FEED Center to bring healthy foods and economic opportunities to Bridgeport area residents.

Their plain cheesecake, apple crumb pie and pumpkin pie are $10 and strawberry cheesecake is $12.  Ordering is easy and all online!  Contactless, curbside pick-up is available on Wednesday, December 23rd.

Call in orders to Shanita Santiago at 203-331-6182 or order online at FEED is focused on economic development based initiatives within the food industry that build assets and wealth within the Bridgeport community by providing culinary training to low-income residents for food industry employment and entrepreneurial ventures through their CREATE (CREATE CULINARY CAREERS TRAINING COURSE) program.

CREATE is a culinary training for food industry employment for the aspiring food entrepreneur. Their culinary boot camps are geared to prepare students for all aspects of the food industry, from basic knife skills, cooking techniques, recipe testing and scaling, and ServSafe to workshops in product development, business accounting, permits and licenses, farmers market retail, and entrepreneurship. Classes are intended for under-and unemployed area residents looking to start their own businesses or explore a new career in the food industry.

Applications are now being accepted for their winter course that will run from January 11th , 2021, through to March 5th .


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