Cultivating Goodness

At Good Eating Company,

we believe every community's heart is its food. As part of our ongoing mission to nourish both our guests and our larger community, team members from across our company teamed up with Farming Hope for our quarterly volunteer event on June 28th.

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Farming Hope... a remarkable food justice non-profit that empowers individuals facing significant social and economic barriers.

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Through its training program,

Apprentices learn to grow and cook food, using recovered produce to prepare boxed meals for food and housing-insecure families. Farming Hope opens its doors every Wednesday night, serving a three-course dinner to about 75 community members.

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Cream Co. Meats...

...generously provided regenerative beef from Richards Grassfed for this memorable event. With these high-quality ingredients, the culinary maestros at Farming Hope whipped up a soul-satisfying three-course meal that filled both stomachs and hearts.

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The volunteer team from Good Eating Company...

...enthusiastically jumped into action to serve. Claire Turner, our Sr. Sustainability Manager, reflected on the experience, saying, "This dinner brought us right back to the early days in our careers and really drove home why we do what we do: to bring goodness, good vibes, & good feelings to those around us." This sentiment echoes throughout our team, reinforcing our commitment to community service and culinary excellence.

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Andrew Camuso, District Manager,

called the collaboration with Farming Hope "Truly transformative and rewarding," a testament to the power of food in fostering a sense of unity and cultivating a brighter future. Grant MacHammer, our Coffee Specialist, enjoyed working alongside his colleagues to feed families in need. He adds, "Farming Home is a tremendous organization, and I can't wait to volunteer with them again."

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Farming Hope Co-Executive Director, Kerry Rodgers,

expressed her gratitude in her email, noting, "Our team is so appreciative of your warmth and incredible service in helping our Apprentices and our guests to have a memorable dinner." Such feedback reiterates that our volunteerism and community purpose extends beyond food—it's about creating shared experiences that uplift and inspire.

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At Good Eating Company,

our passion for food is matched only by our desire to make an impactful difference. These experiences reaffirm our commitment to supporting initiatives like Farming Hope, sowing seeds of goodness in the communities we serve. After all, good eating is often about more than food; it can enrich lives, one meal at a time.

a tray of roasted vegetables in a pan.