April 2019

A Bakery Cart on a Tricycle Will Open a Permanent Location in Jamaica Plain Read More

Third Cliff Bakery, known for their baked goods like brown butter and cinnamon Rice Krispie treats or lemon-thyme shortbread, will be opening a permanent location.

March 2019

A Jamaican Food Truck Will Open a Restaurant in Jamaica Plain Read More

Beloved food truck Jamaica Mi Hungry has found a permanent home in Boston. 

February 2019

Finds from the Fancy Food Show San Francisco 2019 Read More

Meal Mantra, a CommonWealth Kitchen member business, is featured in this write up of the Fancy Food Show!

February 2019

Where a meal is also a story about culture and identity Read More

Devra First of The Boston Globe profiles Tanám, a pop-up-turned-restaurant featuring Filipino cuisine. Cofounder Ellie Tiglaois part of Olio Culinary Collective, a worker-owned business largely run by women of color that operates out of CommonWealth Kitchen.

January 2019

Life and Work with April Teixeira Read More

An interview with the founder of The Corny Bread Company, April Teixeira: "Take your passion seriously; develop the vision necessary to convey your business plan to others, and keep in mind that the first “NO” you get, simply means “Not Yet!” Let that be your fuel for blazing the path of your dreams, and be committed to not letting that dream fade!"

January 2019

At CommonWealth Kitchen, a feast of support and success Read More

This front page Food article in The Boston Globe tells the story of CommonWealth Kitchen and features some of our amazing member businesses: Fresh Zen Foods, Sweet Teez Bakery, Lyndigo Spice, and Fresh Food Generation

September 2018

Clinching a win with Top Shelf Cookies Read More

Heather Yunger believes her cookies helped the Boston Bruins win the Stanley Cup in 2011. The steadfast and superstitious fan is sure the ritual of bringing to every home game her soft and chewy cookies she coined Black & Golds — dark chocolate with peanut butter chips to mirror the team’s colors — clinched the win. In the midst of the victory parade, Yunger decided she would quit her corporate job and start a cookie business. So the Dorchester resident took a job at a bakery and some business courses, and four years ago launched Top Shelf Cookies.

September 2018

Grab a bite from local food businesses at the Commonwealth Kitchen Read More

The CommonWealth Kitchen is organizing a special event for women and POC who want to launch their own food business this Friday. The nonprofit organization, that serves as a incubator specialized in food businesses, has prepared an opportunity to showcase some of the city’s diverse food community from local food places. Among the businesses from the CommonWealth Kitchen that attendants will be able to sample are:

September 2018


CommonWealth Kitchen (―CWK‖) promotes equity, economic opportunity, and community resilience by leveraging the universal power of food to drive inclusive entrepreneurship, create sustainable employment, improve healthy food access, and build the infrastructure needed for a just, sustainable food economy.
September 2018

Hospital serves saucy solutions for jobs and planet Read More

It was a brisk November morning in Boston. Fall had settled in - orange, yellow, and red leaves littered the ground, and the harvest season in New England was drawing to a close. Despite the time of year, CommonWealth Kitchen was buzzing with activity. Based in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood, the organization’s commissary kitchen was busy working to extend the season for regionally-grown food by processing produce from New England farms into purees, sauces, and other food service items.

September 2018

A seat at the table: Jen Faigel's nonprofit serves up opportunities Read More

CommonWealth Kitchen has helped to “graduate” 57 companies — including restaurants, catering services and branded packaged food products — from its programs.

August 2018

Chef setting up a new eatery in Fields Corner gets a boost from a neighbor down the block Read More

The eatery, called 50Kitchen, last year’s winner of the Fields Corner Collaborative Business Pitch Competition, will serve fast-casual fusion-style food inspired by Southern American and Asian American cuisine, courtesy of chef Anthony Caldwell, at its 1452 Dorchester Ave. location.

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