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 business off the ground. Workshop includes information on what a Cottage Food Operation (CFO) is, which products qualify, which forms to fill out and basic safety and sanitation practices. Located at ShareKitchen – 68805 E. Palm Canyon Dr. Cathedral City. RSVP Required to Casey@ShareKitchen.org.

Funding Opportunity – Community Action Partnership Workshop
Interested in FREE MONEY? If you’re willing to learn some great information and save a few bucks this workshop is for you! Marcos Coronel, Jr. of the Community Action Partnership will give workshop participants a chance to learn about this cash match program that allows qualified persons to receive FREE funds to aid in starting a business – including a Cottage Food Operation, continuing education or purchasing a home. This workshop will be held at the Indio Workforce Development Center located at 44199 Monroe Street on Tuesday, March 3rd from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Call Kim at the CVWBC to Register: 760.345.9200

Les Dames d’Escoffier Presents Spring Farm Tour 2015
Join the Palm Springs Chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier for an in-depth educational tour of Coachella Valley farms on Monday, April 20 from 8:00 am – 1:00 pm.

  • Discover some of the amazing tree and row crops grown in the Coachella Valley.
  • Meet growers who provide locally grown fruits and vegetables to purveyors throughout California.
  • Learn about sustainable farming practices and commercial food waste recycling.
  • See state-of-the art drip irrigation and how Coachella valley receives water.

Bus departs promptly at 8:00 a.m. from Shields Date Garden located at 80225 Highway 111 at Jefferson in Indio. The cost is $80 per person and includes a luxury bus, narrated tour and buffet lunch at Shields Café upon returning from the tour. Reservations required – please email: LDEIPS123@gmail.com or call 760.895.9899. All funds raised go towards funding local scholarships.