A great space for new businesses needing time and space to experiment and incubate, as well as community groups wanting to include cooking components, the Community Kitchen can adapt to your needs!


Imagine growing your food-related business, while supporting a program that is reducing food insecurity for the most vulnerable in our community.

Rent now for access to space, and connection to a growing network of community food supporters and advocates.

The Nuts and Bolts

Our certified commercial kitchen contains convection ovens, stove tops, and several induction burners, as well as basic cookware.  We also have a commercial dishwasher and several small appliances.  Contact CAC 509-334-9147 and ask for Carrie to discuss operation hours.


Apply and Schedule

Contact us for a rental application document that also include agreement and liability waiver, or Download here and drop off or send it to us!

All funds from rental of the kitchen support Community Food operations, including the gardens, food pantry, food rescue, and nutrition education programming.




$15.00 per hour for community group
$20.00 per hour for business start-up in its first year
$25.00 for existing businesses older than one year

*Scholarships for partial or full fee may be available.

Proven Success

Some great uses already show the success of the space: from youth entrepreneurs, to cooking contest food prep—the possibilities are endless…

Just Imagine!

Some concepts for using the space…

  • Product Development
  • Food Trucks and Catering
  • Farmers Market Products
  • Cooking Classes
  • Community Events
  • Staff/Club Development and Retreats