Federal funds for this project were awarded under the Community Food Projects Competitive Grants Program of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the Local Food Promotion Program of the Agricultural Marketing Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Learn more about the Takoma Park Silver Spring Community Kitchen!
- Bilingual English/Spanish instruction
- One-on-one mentoring
- Dynamic small group instruction
- Technical assistance in applying to local community kitchens
- An educational binder to organize food business documents
- Connections to a network of local food producers and farmers
Our next Microenterprise Training Program session held in English will be in October 2018; the next session held in Spanish will be in Spring 2019. If you are thinking of starting a food business in the DC Metro area or if you need guidance in taking your food business to the next level, please fill out this Interest Form to be added to the waitlist. Si está pensando en comenzar un negocio de alimentos en el área de DC Metro o si necesita orientación para llevar su negocio de alimentos al siguiente nivel, por favor llene este formulario de interés para ser agregado a la lista de espera.
# MTP graduates to date: 117
# of graduates who have earned their Food Manager Certification: 56
# of graduates who’ve gone on to sell at Crossroads Farmers Market: 5