Apr
30
to May 1

Outdoor Food Market & Yard Sale

  • Food Business Association (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

FBA Members have been invited to sign up for a table to sell your food products at the United American Veterans' Yard Sale (that's our landlord)!

April 30th and May 1st, 10am to 6pm at the UAV Building at 1 Cedar Street, Cambridge, in the rear parking lot.

Rain date is May 7th and 8th.

Set up is from 9-10am. Tables are $20 for one day or $30 for two days.

Call UAV at 617-417-5865 to sign up, or stop by any day between 5 and 8pm. You can also email us to assist at fbacambridge@gmail.com.

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Apr
24
11:00 AM11:00

Sunday Outdoor Market & Cookout

FBA Members, sign up to join us at our new Sunday Outdoor Markets. This week we will be grilling, and we would like to invite food businesses who have licensed products to join us!

Sunday, April 24th from 7am to 4pm, at 1 Cedar Street, UAV Building, rear parking lot. This is located walking distance from Davis Square T stop and next to the Community Path.

To sign up send an email to fbacambridge@gmail.com. Tables are limited and are $20.

Please come visit Sunday to support us. We hope to continue these every Sunday when the weather is nice, and bring it inside when it's not!

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Apr
22
10:00 AM10:00

Co-Working Pop Up

Come join other entrepreneurs and freelancers for co-working in North Cambridge at the Food Business Association's new event space. You don't need to be a food business to participate! Check out the website for pictures of the space.

The space charges just $8 for all day, and you get coffee and tea included.

Space is limited so you must RSVP to attend, please do not show up without a reserved spot! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/co-working-pop-up-tickets-24756423128

Hope to see you there!

 

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Apr
21
7:00 PM19:00

FBA Thursday Tasting Series - CookHouse, Cold Smoked Salmon

  • Wagner Hall, UAV Building, Rear Entrance (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us for our next Thursday April 21st from 7-10pm for a Tasting Series event at the Food Business Association's new event space.

This Tasting Series highlights the food of local chefs and food businesses who are FBA Members.

This week will feature CookHouse, who will present a casual, standing Tasting of its new Cold Smoked Salmon. (www.CookHouseCambridge.com)

This will be a casual, stand up environment. The event is $15 for the food, and there will be a bar with beer and wine available to purchase.

RSVP soon to reserve a spot because space is limited.

This event will be at the FBA event space at Wagner Hall, rear entrance, in the UAV Building at 1 Cedar Street, Cambridge, MA 02140.

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Apr
20
10:00 AM10:00

Co-Working Pop Up

Come join other entrepreneurs and freelancers for co-working in North Cambridge at the Food Business Association's new event space. Check out the website for pictures of the space. You don't have to be a food entrepreneur to join, all are welcome!

The space charges just $8 for all day, and you get coffee and tea included.

Space is limited so you must RSVP to attend, please do not show up without a reserved spot! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/co-working-pop-up-tickets-24756383008

Hope to see you there!

 

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Apr
20
9:00 AM09:00

Maximizing Your Restaurant Purchasing

Managing the cost of food and operations can be a challenge for any restaurant. But understanding food cost can maximize restaurant profitability. This seminar will explore topics such as lowering food and operational costs, maximizing profits, and increasing customer satisfaction.

Join us on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 from 9-11 AM at Cambridge Savings Bank in Harvard Square, 14 John F. Kennedy St. Light refreshments will be provided.

Gary Boudreau is the Principal of Bluefin Consultants, a Food Safety Consulting company. Bluefin Consultants provides ServSafe® courses and consultation for any foodservice establishment in operations, safety, purchasing, menu management and analysis. Gary has over 26 years of food service sales and management experience with the 2 largest Broad Liners in the nation, US Food and Sysco. He brings a unique look and perspective into how and why you purchase your goods to run your operation.

Founded in 2005, Cambridge Local First is a non-profit network whose mission is to build a strong Cambridge economy and a vibrant community. Cambridge Local First advances this mission with several campaigns including its annual business directory, the CLF Community Card, events, business improvement seminars, and educational materials on the benefits of choosing local first.

Sign up on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/maximize-your-restaurant-purchasing-tickets-24431109105

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Apr
17
10:30 AM10:30

Sunday Baker's Table

Come support the Food Business Association's new pop up Baker's Table, in the rear lot of its North Cambridge location at 1 Cedar Street on Mass Ave. This is our first outdoor market table, that we hope we can cultivate into a full market featuring many FBA Members.

Please support our efforts by making a donation, or just show up and buy some bagels and smoked salmon! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sunday-bakers-table-food-business-association-tickets-24683121882

This week will feature CookHouse, who will offer fresh bagels, muffins, cold smoked salmon, and more! (www.CookHouseCambridge.com)

We will be located in the rear parking lot of 1 Cedar Street, the UAV Building, in North Cambridge (right next to the Community Path).

Join the FBA for free at www.FoodBusinessAssociation.org.

If you are a local food business and would like to join a future Baker's Table (non bakery products ok too), please contact us through the website for information.

Learn about CookHouse at www.CookHouseCambridge.com.

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Apr
14
7:00 PM19:00

CookHouse Thursday Tastings Kickoff

  • UAV Building, Wagner Hall, Rear Entrance (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

CookHouse will be hosting a free Tasting event at our Food Business Association event space which is open to the public, April 14th from 7-10pm.

RSVP soon online to hold your spot, space is limited.

Come and try some of the products CookHouse is working on, and enjoy some wine, beer and good company.

The event is free to enter and enjoy food, and there will be a bar with beer and wine available for purchase.

The location is at the FBA event space located at 1 Cedar Street in North Cambridge, in the UAV Building, Wagner Hall. Please come to the rear entrance and ring the bell.

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Apr
14
5:30 PM17:30

Farm Share Fair 2016

Do you love local, fresh food? Maybe you’ve been thinking about joining a CSA – a Farm Share? A Farm Share program allows you to receive a fabulous box of great stuff every week direct from a Massachusetts farm.

Farm Share Fair 2016 is Free and open to the public!

Join the Farm Share Fair 2016 at Cambridge College on April 14, 2016, and meet the fantastic farmers from across this state, which bring local produce to the Boston area. Compare and learn about all the various options: veggies, fruit, flowers, meat, fish eggs, dairy, and specialty products.

Over 30 vendors will be at the fair, including some wonderful sustainable food product companies and service providers. Spend your food dollars on locally grown, and sign up at the Farm Share Fair!

Thursday, April 14, 2016
5:30-8:30 pm
Cambridge College
1000 Mass Ave

www.farmsharefair.com
Questions? mindy@mindyharriscommunications.com We’re social!
Facebook: www.facebook.com/FarmShareFair
Twitter: @FarmShareFair
Instagram: @FarmShareFair

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Apr
13
10:00 AM10:00

Co-Working Pop Up

Come spend a day co-working with us at our new event space in Cambridge.

Why spend all day alone in a coffee shop when you could be working in a comfortable space, where you won't get kicked out or feel guilty for hanging out all day, and where you have the added benefit of being able to network with like minded entrepreneurs.

Coffee and tea will be provided.

Space is limited, so please RSVP soon here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/co-working-for-food-entrepreneurs-tickets-24366190933. (Note: Signing up on Meetup does NOT reserve your spot)

Hope to see you there!

Kim Courtney

www.FoodBusinessAssociation.org

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Apr
11
8:00 PM20:00

Networking for Food Entrepreneurs

Exciting news! The Food Business Association now has a dedicated event space in North Cambridge, where we will hold our networking events, seminars, and professional cooking classes for our Members. We hope to make this a hub for the local food business community.

Join the FBA and other local food entrepreneurs for our second Networking Event in our new event space on April 11th at 7pm in North Cambridge!

RSVP here on Eventbrite to reserve your spot, space is limited!

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Apr
7
3:00 PM15:00

Masterchef Auditions April 23rd!

We were contacted my Masterchef and asked to share this info with you about upcoming auditions in Boston.

Let me know if any of you go!

Kim Courtney, fbacambridge@gmail.com

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Do you carry hot sauce in your bag? Is your Clam Chowder out of this world? Does your Boston Cream Pie make grown men cry? If so, Masterchef USA is looking for you. Don’t be intimidated by the skill level you see on TV, no one walks in a MasterChef. We are looking for fun personalities, a passion for cooking, and a solid foundation to build upon."

What: Come to our casting call and bring an amazing dish!

How: Register here- www.masterchefcasting.com

When: April 23rd 10am-6pm

Where: Hyatt Regency 1 Ave de Lafayette, Boston, MA 02111

Questions: Lottecasting@gmail.com
Charlotte Langley
MasterChef Season 8
Casting Associate ProducerGordon Ramsay is looking for YOU!
818-824-9642 X 246

PRE-REGISTER at http://www.masterchefcasting.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/masterchefusa

Twitter: https://twitter.com/MasterChefUSA

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