Press

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FareStart in the news

Master chef Jacques Pépin in Seattle: ‘I’m not crazy about marshmallows’
The Seattle Times (5/3/2017)

Culinary superstar Jacques Pépin is coming to Seattle to celebrate a new partnership with FareStart
The Seattle Times (4/7/2017)

FareStart CEO Megan Karch can't wait to go out of business
Puget Sound Business Journal (3/15/2017)

FareStart partners with Amazon to transform homeless lives
New Day Northwest (2/27/2017)

Amazon's Massive Donation Enables FareStart Expansion
Eater Seattle (2/27/2017)

FareStart Gets Big Boost From Amazon
Seattle Met Magazine (2/21/2017)

Amazon Steps Up To The Plate, Adds Resources For Culinary Training Program
Forbes (2/16/2017)

Amazon donates space, equipment for five new FareStart eateries
Seattle Times (2/16/2017)

Nonprofit FareStart to get 5 new locations for eateries, cafe with Amazon's help
Puget Sound Business Journal (2/16/2017)

A Fair Start with Food
Social Enterprise Alliance (9/21/2016)

FareStart receives $32K from Whole Foods to support culinary job training
Puget Sound Business Journal (7/8/2016)

Good Eats: Culinary arts training adds flavor to reentry program
American Correctional Association (7/8/2016)

From prison to goat cheese bruschetta
Washington State Department of Corrections (6/28/2016)

Seattle cafe gives youths a FareStart
KING-5 Evening (5/3/2016)

Give Big works to raise $20 million for nonprofits
KING-5 (5/3/2016)

Support grows for helping ex-prisoners become productive neighbors
Jerry Large, Seattle Times (4/27/2016)

Local legend 'Chef Wayne' plus FareStart: Great combo for training homeless for restaurant work
Bethany Jean Clement, Seattle Times (3/2/2016)

Is There a More Inspiring Restaurant Than This?
Kathryn Robinson, Seattle Met (2/11/2016)

Chinese Comfort Food: Soothes the Soul and Helps the Community
New Day Northwest, KING 5 (8/24/2015)

Free Meals Provide a Lifeline to Seattle-Area Kids
Kira Weiner, Parent Map (8/11/2015)

FareStart Expands to Pacific Tower's Health-care Campus
Coral Garnick, The Seattle Times (6/4/2014)

10 Best Foodie Spots in Seattle
Harriet Baskas, USA Today (3/12/2014)

What happened on Thanksgiving's 'Top Chef Seattle'
Rebekah Denn, The Seattle Times (11/21/2012)

The Food Establishment: 70 Power Players in the Seattle Food World
Allison Austin Scheff & Rebekah Denn, Seattle Magazine (4/1/2012)

FareStart, Seattle Nonprofit, Celebrates 20 Years Of Rehabilitating Homeless People, Addicts Through Cooking
Associated Press (8/3/2012)

FareStart Gets Financial Boost in Effort to Go National
Puget Sound Business Journal (6/18/2012)

Homeless Learn to Feed the Hungry
The Huffington Post (9/30/2011)

Teaching the Homeless to Feed the Hungry: Seattle’s FareStart Spreads its Mission Nationally
Associated Press (9/1/2011)

Former FareStart Student Excels and Shows the Value of Hiring a Graduate
Sound Advisor (4/14/2011)

James Beard Award Interview
KIRO-TV (3/21/2011)

FareStart Earns James Beard Award
Becky Monk, Puget Sound Business Journal (3/17/2011) 

Fact Sheet

FareStart Fact Sheet (PDF)

Press Releases

FareStart & Jacques Pépin Foundation Partner to Transform Lives (3/7/2017) (PDF)

FareStart and Amazon Cook-up New Foodservice Job Training Program (2/16/2017) (PDF)

Wayne Johnson Named FareStart's Executive Chef (2/18/2016) (PDF)

FareStart Receives Funding from Federal Government's Social Innovation Fund and the Venture Philanthropy Organization REDF (2/8/2016) (PDF)

FareStart Signs Lease at Pacific Tower as Part of Five-Year Strategic Growth Plan to Double Services and Impact (6/3/2014) (PDF)

FareStart’s National Effort Reaches Major Milestone, Welcomes 50th Organization to its Member Network (1/2/2014) (PDF)

FareStart Spotlights

Part Three: A Model of a Long Term Solution (February 2017) (PDF)

Part Two: FareStart and Homeless Prevention (September 2016) (PDF)

Part One: On Poverty and Homelessness: What Works? (April 2016) (PDF)