Growing Chefs! Ontario: New Crop of Food Businesses Taking Root at Western Fair’s Grove

New Crop of Food Businesses Taking Root at Western Fair’s Grove

The London Free Press – The new, large classroom space at the Grove can handle more youths, and frees up Growing Chefs’ King Street space, formerly a restaurant, for events and fundraisers.

Posted on: Nov 26, 2021

Featured in the London Free Press

The Grove is an agri-food hub at Western Fair District that helps small food-related businesses and agencies start, grow and work with each other to scale up. Growing Chefs began classes last week at the Grove, its first at the facility. The classes are full with more than 100 youths learning about food preparation, said Andrew Fleet, founder and director of Growing Chefs.

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Private Pizza Party at HQ

Are you looking for a fun night out with friends this summer, that will also support local food education? You now have the opportunity to host your very own, Private Pizza Party at our HQ!

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Monthly Adult Cooking Class

In person Adult Cooking Classes are back! Find out how attending one of our Adult classes will positively impact our community: one ticket, twice the impact!

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Growing Chefs! Ontario in the Classroom

We are thrilled to be relaunching our in-school programming! Our staff of chefs and educators will come right to your school, bringing with them all equipment, ingredients and supplies necessary to deliver fun, hands-on, experiential food education lessons.

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FDK-Grade 8 Field Trips

We are launching brand-new field trips for FDK-Grade 8 in our new space Growing Chefs! at the Grove. Grove Field Trips will provide a unique learning environment in which students can gain perspective and knowledge about their place within a sustainable food system.

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