Archive for September, 2012

community kitchen is meetin up tomorrow to talk about upcoming rad events we’re catering, fundraising ideas, and other plans in the mix. please come out! FRIDAY 21 SEPTEMBER 4 o’clock pm location: horseshoe park corner of COLUMBUS & N. ROMAN streets at the picnic table. bring your dominoes & yer drinks. heart, nicola

Community Kitchen in the news! Community, neighbors come together in recovery efforts Louisiana Weekly – 10th September 2012 http://www.louisianaweekly.com/community-neighbors-come-together-to-in-recovery-efforts/ Gulf Coast residents still recovering from Hurricane Isaac damage Free Speech Radio News – 12th September 2012 http://fsrn.org/audio/gulf-coast-residents-still-recovering-hurricane-isaac-damage/10864 all news stories by Zoe Sullivan

community kitchen served a free meal monday in the 7th ward on Rocheblave & Onzaga St. to residents that had been without power for six straight days.  red beans & rice, egg salad, eggplant, and a fresh green salad with veggies were a welcome meal for folks who had to throw out food from warm […]

community kitchen is offering support to neighborhoods organizing community meals in response to the recent hurricane. a massive power outage left approximately 150,000 homes without power indefinitely as crews repair the damage. the community kitchen house is still without power, but we have natural gas service, lots of ice for perishables, and have been cooking […]




  • 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