The Takoma Park Silver Spring Community Kitchen is an affordable, licensed kitchen facility available to aspiring food entrepreneurs to become established in the market. Our Microenterprise Training Program connects potential food business entrepreneurs with community resources, mentorship, and skill development - further improving community food security by bringing more affordably priced foods into the local market.

Graduating from MTP is a REQUIREMENT to be eligible to apply to rent space at the kitchen.

Our next Microenterprise Training Program session held in English will be in October 2018; the next session held in Spanish will be in Spring 2019. If you are thinking of starting a food business in the DC Metro area or if you need guidance in taking your food business to the next level, please visit our website to fill out an Interest Form to be added to the waitlist. www.crossroadscommunityfoodnetwork.org

Si está pensando en comenzar un negocio de alimentos en el área de DC Metro o si necesita orientación para llevar su negocio de alimentos al siguiente nivel, por favor visite nuestra pagina web y llene el formulario de interés para ser agregado a la lista de espera. www.crossroadscommunityfoodnetwork.org

For more information on the Microenterprise Training Program visit us at https://www.crossroadscommunityfoodnetwork.org/what-we-do/microenterprise-training-program/

Mission or business tagline: Crossroads works to bolster the local food system through programs that support and unite those who grow, make, and eat fresh, healthy food.
Accepting new clients?: Please contact <%
Security deposit amount ($): 150
Additional fees and services :
Dry storage
Cold storage
Freezer storage
HAACP planning
Special events
City or county agency for kitchen licensing and inspection: Montgomery County, MD
Kitchen spaces available:
Kitchen or cooking
Refrigerator storage
Dry storage/pantry
Freezer storage
Commercial equipment available:
Range
Convection Oven (circulation of hot air)
Deck Oven
Mixer
Food Dehydrator
Prep Tables
Other kitchen offerings:
Cleaning service
Composting
Dishwasher
Grease recycling/disposal
Ice machine
Lockable storage cages
Parking
Pots and pans
Key or card entry
Pest management
Recycling
Sheet pans
Small wares
Stainless steel worktables and sinks
Stainless steel shelves
Trash and recycling
WiFi
Kitchen product specialization:
Breads, cookies, and other baked goods
Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG)
Ready-to-eat foods (catering/chefs/food delivery)
Serviceable business stage:
New (has legal documents)
Existing business
Growing & scaling up production
Bookable only by Verified Food Businesses: Yes <%
Country: United States <%
Most recently updated Jun 7, 2018