Collective Kitchens, Guelph and Wellington County

Contact Information
Alternate Name Community Kitchens
Site Location Various locations
Located In Community Wellington County
Physical Access Unknown - varies by location - call for details
Description & Services
Description (Service) Collective Kitchens are food programs that provide kitchen facilities where groups of people meet regularly to cook affordable meals * learn and share skills (budgeting, shopping, preparation of healthy food) * money saved through bulk buying, cost sharing, use of seasonal foods * usually meet once or twice a month * food prepared in large quantities, then divided to take home * opportunities for social support

Note: Not all groups have kitchens operating at all times. Check with each group.

Brant Avenue Neighbourhood Group
35 Algonquin Rd, Guelph; 519-821-9243;;
Office hours Tue-Thu 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-3 pm
Food Cupboard Tue-Thu 1 pm-3 pm
Morning Adult Collective Kitchen - held once a month at New Life Church; 3 items cooked together and taken home (at least one serving of each must be taken; one serving of all three items is $4)

Lakeside HOPE House
10 Cork St. E, Guelph; 519-265-4299;;
Office hours Mon-Thu 9 am-4 pm, Fri 9 am-12 noon
* Edu-Kitchen is a monthly program for adults

Centre Wellington Food Bank
105 Queen St W, Suite 11, Fergus; 519-787-1401;
* client hours Tue, Thu 10 am-4 pm * Wed 10 am-1 pm, 5 pm-7:30 pm * Fri 10 am-1 pm
* community kitchen provides guidance for food bank clients on cooking nutritious, cost-effective meals with fresh and pantry ingredients
Hours Hours vary by location
Areas Served Centre Wellington ; Guelph
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call or e-mail to confirm times / dates
Languages English
Fees Program ; variable; usually a set cost per serving
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Service Categories Food Preparation Facilities ; Nutrition Education