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“Think Before You Drink” Doesn’t Only Apply To Alcohol

“Think Before You Drink” Doesn’t Only Apply To Alcohol

By | June 11, 2015 at 2:06 am | No comments

The average American consumes 57 gallons of soda a year.  This equates to 1.5 cans of soda daily. Have you ever wondered how soda can affect your body and health? As soda enters your body, the sugars and acids dissolve tooth enamel.  If you want to teach your child what...

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SHOP LOCAL

SHOP LOCAL

By | June 3, 2015 at 11:27 pm | No comments

As you know, things get a lot quieter in the Coachella Valley during the summer months.  Snowbirds depart while locals leave the area on holiday attempting to beat the heat. Excluding air conditioning companies, most local businesses struggle during these months as they do...

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Breakfast is for Champions… We like breakfast. 

Breakfast is for Champions… We like breakfast. 

By | May 27, 2015 at 6:45 pm | No comments

Studies show that people who skip breakfast have a harder time with weight control as they tend to snack on high calorie foods to ward off hunger. For children, breakfast is critical as their bodies and brains are growing and need more meals and snacks than adults.  Studies...

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Summertime Do’s & Don’ts

Summertime Do’s & Don’ts

By | May 21, 2015 at 1:53 am | No comments

With summertime upon us and daily temperatures poised to exceed 100 degrees most days over the next four months, it is important to remember to drink more fluids than you think you need in order to avoid becoming dehydrated.  If you wait to drink water until you are thirsty,...

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HOW TO MARKET ON A SHOESTRING BUDGET

HOW TO MARKET ON A SHOESTRING BUDGET

By | May 13, 2015 at 10:46 pm | No comments

ShareKitchen and the Coachella Valley Women’s Business Center are collaborating to bring you an incredible speaker for our upcoming workshop on "How to Market on a Shoestring Budget".  You don't want to miss this energetic ball of fire, Dr. Gayle Carson, CSP, CMC, aka the...

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A Weekend in Review

A Weekend in Review

By | May 7, 2015 at 2:11 am | No comments

Last Saturday, 2,000 people turned out for the Coachella Valley’s first annual Health Glo 5K held in front of City Hall in Cathedral City.  Janet Zappala, news anchor for KMIR 6, rang in the event after which participants navigated a course replete with numerous Glow in the...

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HealthGLO Run/Walk

HealthGLO Run/Walk

By | April 30, 2015 at 10:04 am | No comments

On Saturday May 2nd, there will be a GLOW IN THE DARK Run/Walk (1 mile/5K) beginning and ending at City Hall in Cathedral City. If you have not participated in this type of event, what makes it event different is that the walkers and runners are doused in glow-in-the-dark...

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SLOW MONEY will be making their first visit to the Coachella Valley

SLOW MONEY will be making their first visit to the Coachella Valley

By | April 22, 2015 at 10:55 pm | No comments

On Monday, April 27th and you are invited! Speaking will be Phil Noble of Sage Mountain Farms, Jed James of Living Herbs, Michael Wangler of Sky Island Organics and SOL Distributors and Angela Janus of ShareKitchen.  The discussion will be about the challenges and...

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Slow Money Making 1st Visit to the Coachella Valley

Slow Money Making 1st Visit to the Coachella Valley

By | April 15, 2015 at 11:15 pm | No comments

Slow Money Southern California is making their first appearance in the Coachella Valley on Monday, April 27th at 6:30pm at ShareKitchen located at 68-805 E. Palm Canyon Drive in Cathedral City. This event is a great networking opportunity where you can meet local food...

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Sharing Knowledge

Sharing Knowledge

By | April 8, 2015 at 2:15 pm | No comments

Learn The Coachella Valley Women’s Business Center (it’s for men, too) has a full slate of learning opportunities this week.  On Tuesday, April 14th at 5:30pm, Carla Ulloa helps you walk through the steps necessary to qualify for a business loan.  Her tips and suggestions...

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In Case You Didn’t Hear…

In Case You Didn’t Hear…

By | April 1, 2015 at 8:25 pm | No comments

HEALTH FAIR and GLOW RUN 5K Cathedral City Rotary presents its first annual Health Fair on Saturday, May 2 from 3p-10p in collaboration with ShareKitchen, Salvation Army of Cathedral City, the City of Cathedral City and The Foundation for Palm Springs Unified...

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Do you know where your food comes from? You will soon!

Do you know where your food comes from? You will soon!

By | March 26, 2015 at 1:06 am | No comments

ShareKitchen is excited to announce a local contest to create a logo design for CV FRESH, the Coachella Valley's new local food branding project funded by a USDA Local Food Promotion Program grant awarded to ShareKitchen.  This fresh, new branding and logo program is designed...

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Don’t Miss These Events…

Don’t Miss These Events…

By | March 19, 2015 at 1:09 am | No comments

Coachella Valley History Museum Heritage Festival Join ShareKitchen at the Coachella Valley History Museum located at 82616 Miles Avenue in Old Town Indio for the Heritage Festival on Saturday, March 28 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. This year’s festival is FREE and is also...

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CV FRESH – A Local Food LOGO Competition

CV FRESH – A Local Food LOGO Competition

By | March 12, 2015 at 1:45 am | No comments

Continuing on ShareKitchen’s mission to help educate our community on “Where Food Comes From” we at ShareKitchen are excited to announce a local competition to create a logo for CV FRESH– a new local branding program funded by the UDSA Local Food Promotion Program grant...

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Spring Is In The Air!

Spring Is In The Air!

By | March 5, 2015 at 2:05 am | No comments

Coachella Valley Wildflower Festival Join ShareKitchen and the Friends of the Desert Mountains for their annual signature event on Saturday, March 7th from 9:00a – 4:00p. Located at the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Visitor Center at the base of...

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Opportunity Around The Corner

Opportunity Around The Corner

By | February 26, 2015 at 12:35 pm | No comments

Would you like to start a home based food business? Yes, it’s true! You can make and sell a limited selection of food products at home legally! Come to ShareKitchen on Monday, March 2 from 6pm – 8pm for a FREE informative workshop that will help you get your new home food...

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What’s On The Calendar?

What’s On The Calendar?

By | February 18, 2015 at 4:40 pm | No comments

S.M.A.R.T. Goals Workshop at the CVWBC Effective goal setting is one of the key factors in achieving success and providing you with a clear vision of the path you want your business or career to take. This workshop utilizes the strategic approach of the S.M.A.R.T....

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Give Your Valentine a Gift to Remember

Give Your Valentine a Gift to Remember

By | February 11, 2015 at 9:20 pm | No comments

Mark your calendars for Sunday, February 22 at 11am to join the Palm Springs Chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier International (LDEI) at its 16th annual fundraising event, L’Affaire Chocolat, hosted by La Spiga Ristorante in Palm Desert. Chef Vince Cultraro is preparing a...

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It’s Your Time: An Entrepreneurial Training Series for Women

It’s Your Time: An Entrepreneurial Training Series for Women

By | February 5, 2015 at 3:28 am | No comments

An intense business start-up program given by the Coachella Valley Women’s Business Center (CVWBC) Funded by Citibank, participants will attend twelve workshops, work individually with a business counselor, and learn the necessary fundamentals to write a business plan. By...

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They Share Because They Care

They Share Because They Care

By | January 29, 2015 at 1:00 am | No comments

Since its inception over three years ago, ShareKitchen has been a business incubator to food entrepreneurs. What does a business incubator do? Most simply, a business incubator helps existing and start-up businesses to become financially viable and successful firms that...

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Where Food Comes From

Where Food Comes From

By | January 22, 2015 at 3:35 am | No comments

Communities across the United States are fully embracing “Buy Local” as a way to contribute to their own local economic development. This “Buy Local” movement within the food industry is specifically related to the consumer’s desire for a stronger connection to the...

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ShareKitchen is ‘Growing Local’

ShareKitchen is ‘Growing Local’

By | January 15, 2015 at 10:40 am | No comments

Last year ShareKitchen began to explore the idea of an expanded facility that would offer our local small businesses a larger, more extensive operating space with room to grow from micro-enterprises into SME’s (Small to Medium Enterprises). We worked for a year on a...

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Mark Your Calendars!

Mark Your Calendars!

By | January 8, 2015 at 2:58 am | No comments

Welcome Tammy Mote and ‘Soup Thyme’ to the Palm Springs Certified Farmers’ Market January 10 from 8:00a to 12:00p - Visit ShareKitchen’s newest client company ‘Soup Thyme’ by Chef Tammy Mote and pick up the Coachella Valley’s freshest locally sourced artisan...

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Celebrating the Spirit of Giving, Sharing and Growing in 2014

Celebrating the Spirit of Giving, Sharing and Growing in 2014

By | December 23, 2014 at 8:17 pm | No comments

ShareKitchen is celebrating the 2014 holiday season reflecting on the spirit of giving, sharing and growing we've enjoyed over this past year. We are honored and humbled to have been a part of so many wonderful experiences and events and would like to take a moment to reminisce...

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SHAREKITCHEN WINS PRESTIGIOUS AWARD

SHAREKITCHEN WINS PRESTIGIOUS AWARD

By | December 18, 2014 at 5:05 pm | No comments

On December 11th, ShareKitchen received the DOING THE RIGHT THING award from the Riverside County Department of Environmental Health (DOEH) at the Riverside Convention Center.  The DOEH recognizes the accomplishments of one outstanding business establishment in Riverside County...

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A Letter from Sean & Yvette Smith of CV BBQ:

A Letter from Sean & Yvette Smith of CV BBQ:

By | December 11, 2014 at 12:53 pm | No comments

“He who has a generous eye will be blessed, For he gives of his bread to the poor.” - Proverbs 22:9 On Christmas Eve we are teaming up with Well in the Desert for our 3rd Annual Charity Christmas Eve Feeding the Homeless. We plan on providing food, toiletry kits and...

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Want to Start a Food Business?

Want to Start a Food Business?

By | December 3, 2014 at 9:15 pm | No comments

Have you ever wanted to see what we do at ShareKitchen or start your own food business?  Come join us on Monday, December 8th from 6pm to 7:30pm to learn what it takes to start or grow a food business.  At this monthly event, you will learn the steps necessary to get your...

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Tis’ The Season To Start A Business

Tis’ The Season To Start A Business

By | November 27, 2014 at 11:05 am | No comments

Start Your New Food Business in 2015 with ShareKitchen and the CVWBC Interested in turning your favorite family recipes into a business? Love to throw parties and thinking about catering? Whatever your business idea, ShareKitchen and the Coachella Valley Women’s Business...

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A letter from the desk of Kim Scanlon, Coachella Valley Women’s Business Center

A letter from the desk of Kim Scanlon, Coachella Valley Women’s Business Center

By | November 19, 2014 at 7:23 pm | No comments

Hello everyone, I want to share the news with you all that one of our closest partners received an honor - and it came from our “parent company", IECE (Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship). Many of you are aware of the existence of ShareKitchen and Angela Janus, the...

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Help Your Career, Then Drink Some Beer

Help Your Career, Then Drink Some Beer

By | November 13, 2014 at 11:10 am | No comments

Team Riverside County can help you find the Recipe for FOOD INDUSTRY SUCCESS! When: Tuesday, November 18th from 1:30p – 5:30p with Reception from 5:30p – 7:00pm. Where: ShareKitchen 68805 E. Palm Canyon Drive, Cathedral City Whether you’re curious about starting a...

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Les Dames d’Escoffier Holiday Gift Bazaar

Les Dames d’Escoffier Holiday Gift Bazaar

By | November 6, 2014 at 12:32 am | No comments

Get your holiday shopping started this Saturday, November 8th from 11AM-3PM at the Les Dames d’Escoffier Holiday Gift Bazaar. Over 20 local vendors are gathering in the foyer of The Mary Pickford Theater in Cathedral City to help you get a head start on your holiday shopping....

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Fall Into Season At These Events…

Fall Into Season At These Events…

By | October 30, 2014 at 3:09 am | No comments

Do you need better skills with QuickBooks? The Coachella Valley Women’s Business Center (it’s for men, too) will have a five session QuickBooks workshop on Wednesdays beginning November 5th. These classes are from 5:30-8:30pm each Wednesday and will be held at the Workforce...

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Celebrating the Culinary Arts with PS Underground

Celebrating the Culinary Arts with PS Underground

By | October 22, 2014 at 7:05 pm | No comments

A local highlight for Halloween this year comes to us courtesy of PS Underground. For five nights, PS Underground founders, David Horgen and Michael Fietsam, combine theatre and food in a culinary theatre production called, “Bite: Embrace the Dark.” This ghoulish culinary...

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ShareKitchen Welcomes A Place of Healing Where Love Is A Way Of Life

ShareKitchen Welcomes A Place of Healing Where Love Is A Way Of Life

By | October 15, 2014 at 8:25 pm | No comments

ShareKitchen’s newest Client Members Amiee Wyant and Dr. Michael Solomon are Co-Creators of A Place of Healing Where Love Is A Way Of Life. Their company was born and created from a place of love, and a natural passion & desire to help others. Amiee and Michael began...

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What’s New in October?

What’s New in October?

By | October 8, 2014 at 4:45 pm | No comments

Are you looking for some fiendish fun for Halloween? PS Underground is doing an encore presentation of their wildly successful, “Bite: Embrace the Dark, a Dinner event of Gothic Proportions.”   This six course dinner with libations is back by popular demand from last...

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