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Behind the Scenes

Taking on 2017!

March 1, 2017

Parades are great, but there are 3 cool things happening at Liberty’s Kitchen right now that we can’t help but share. Guest Chefs are popping up at our Broad Street café for special dinners every month. Susan Spicer and Candis Koerner launched our first Guest Chef Night on February 9, serving up carnival cuisine from […]

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School Nutrition Dream Team

December 15, 2016

Our School Nutrition Program staff has worked hard all fall to start the school year off right, preparing thousands of healthy meals every day for local schoolchildren. Co-Production Managers Susan and Brandon joined our LK family in August and are a true Dream Team, bringing to the table skills in talent development, production, and communications, as well […]

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Next Level at Liberty’s: Youth Leadership!

August 30, 2016

We are thrilled to be rolling out an additional eight months of “next level” support and programming for YDP graduates! We sat down with stellar Youth Leadership Program Coordinator Devon Turner to learn about what’s ahead. Tell us about YLP. The Youth Leadership Program is an 8-month extension to the training program. It’s all about building upon […]

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Capstone: Making Our Program Better

August 30, 2016

This month, we piloted a new version of our final program tier—professional development and externships. Many times, externships can feel like a “bucket of ice water”: the people are new, the food is new, the schedule is new…everything is new. It can be overwhelming, and it didn’t work for everyone. Our program staff wanted to […]

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Intern Life at Liberty’s

August 4, 2016

Life at Liberty’s Kitchen is never boring, and stellar staff make it all the more fun. We sat down with our summer intern, Brendan, to discuss his experience at LK before he heads home! Tell us a little about yourself. I was born in Washington, DC but I go to Dartmouth College in New Hampshire. […]

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Behind the Scenes: Graduation

May 19, 2016

  It’s 2:30 on a Friday and there’s a slight buzz in the air. Today is a Graduation Day at Liberty’s Kitchen, and everyone’s excited. Graduation is the culmination of four months of hard work for our youth trainees. After daily instruction and coaching in the five tiers of our program, we celebrate the young people […]

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