Archive for March, 2012

there will be no cooking & serving march 27th. i’ll be doing outreach and planning work in central city. holler if you’re interested in getting involved in any way: kitchen@okcancel.org we’ll resume tuesday cooking & serving on april 3rd. a shout out to hollygrove market for their continued support.

We’ll be cooking again this tuesday and serving in Central City. Many thanks to the NOLA Food Co-op for their continued support in food donations for our weekly meals! Last week’s serving on March 13 went great. We have been serving on average 75 people.

mardi gras kinda knocked some of us out. i’m still suffering from the post-mardi gras sickness, but luckily community kitchen got back to a start this week without a hitch (except for that car accident i had on the way to drop off kitchen supplies…) thanks to other participants who offered up kitchen space, we’ve […]




  • WHO?

    community kitchen is a volunteer-run food share in New Orleans that brings together folks who love to grow, gather, cook, and serve food in order to reduce food waste and hunger while supporting those most marginalized by capitalism and the industrial food system.
    read more about us...

    you can reach us via email:
    kitchen at commiekitsch dot org
    or fone: 504.383.3349

    + solidarity catering request form

  • WHERE? WHEN?

    current nola food-shares:

    * TUE :: community kitchen:
    hot food serving 3-4pm @ duncan plaza between city hall & the main branch public library.

    * WED :: hot food share, serving 2pm @ the mission in central city.

    * there should be more...
    you could start one!

    WHY?

    because there's too much food being thrown away, & because the right to be free from hunger is a fundamental human right.
    read Via Campesina‘s seven principles of food sovereignty...

    Family Farm Defenders: The Food Sovereignty Struggle within the Global Justice Movement

    "Solidarity is not a matter of altruism. Solidarity comes from the inability to tolerate the affront to our own integrity of passive or active collaboration in the oppression of others, and from the deep recognition of our most expansive self-interest. From the recognition that, like it or not, our liberation is bound up with that of every other being on the planet, and that politically, spiritually, in our heart of hearts we know anything else is unaffordable."
    - Aurora Levins Morales