5 days ago

Billings Forge Community Works

Our 10th annual Farm to Table dinner is in full swing with fabulous food and great company! #foodforgood #billingsforgeworks ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Great job Rececca!!

5 days ago

Billings Forge Community Works

Thank you to Shoprite in Manchester for the beautiful flower arrangements donated for this evening’s farm to table dinner. Each year they are absolutely stunning and Carol Smith, the head florist onsite, goes above and beyond expectations! #shopritemanchester #farmtotabledinner #billingsforge ... See MoreSee Less

Thank you to Shoprite in Manchester for the beautiful flower arrangements donated for this evening’s farm to table dinner. Each year they are absolutely stunning and Carol Smith, the head florist onsite, goes above and beyond expectations! #shopritemanchester #farmtotabledinner #billingsforge

Today’s the day!!! We look forward to seeing everyone at our 10 annual gala tonight. After the excessive rains yesterday the grass is pretty soggy, please dress accordingly for tonight! ... See MoreSee Less

Well friends and supporters, the week is really here. On Thursday we will hold our 10th Annual Farm to Table Gala to raise money and support our Culinary Job Training and Food Access programming. To that end, BOTH cafes will be closed on Thursday and Friday this week in order to have ALL HANDS ON DECK for our favorite day of the year! #foodforgood #farmtotable2018 #teamwork ... See MoreSee Less

Well friends and supporters, the week is really here. On Thursday we will hold our 10th Annual Farm to Table Gala to raise money and support our Culinary Job Training and Food Access programming. To that end, BOTH cafes will be closed on Thursday and Friday this week in order to have ALL HANDS ON DECK for our favorite day of the year! #foodforgood #farmtotable2018 #teamwork

7 days ago

Billings Forge Community Works

Thank you to this wonderful group of volunteers from the Hartford for working on the kitchen gardens today! #thehartford #dayofgiving ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Thanks for helping to beautify where we love to eat❤️

7 days ago

Billings Forge Community Works

Welcome and thank you to our group of volunteers from The Hartford here to help us with our garden cleanup day. Thanks for choosing us for your day of service! #foodforgood #thehartford #dayofservice2018 #giveback ... See MoreSee Less

Welcome and thank you to our group of volunteers from The Hartford here to help us with our garden cleanup day. Thanks for choosing us for your day of service! #foodforgood #thehartford #dayofservice2018 #givebackImage attachment

So proud of Evelyn, as she finishes her externship at Firebox they have offered her a job! Congratulations! #foodforgood #fireboxrestaurant #billingsforgecommunityworks #culinaryjobtraining #gogetit ... See MoreSee Less

So proud of Evelyn, as she finishes her externship at Firebox they have offered her a job! Congratulations! #foodforgood #fireboxrestaurant #billingsforgecommunityworks #culinaryjobtraining #gogetit

 

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Congratulations Evelyn!!

Congrats! You rock!!

This sky high spectacular spice cake with our own roasted plum filling and classic cream cheese icing is available in the kitchen at Billings Forge right now by the slice! Don’t miss this one! ... See MoreSee Less

This sky high spectacular spice cake with our own roasted plum filling and classic cream cheese icing is available in the kitchen at Billings Forge right now by the slice! Don’t miss this one!

Meet us at the market this Thursday! Vibe out to the sounds of Brian May, enjoy hot foods from Gmonkey mobile and Baba Ghanoush Food Truck located on Broad Street and dont forget to grab your farm fresh peaches! Find us on the green next to 539 Broad Street in Hartford from 11am-2pm. ... See MoreSee Less

Meet us at the market this Thursday! Vibe out to the sounds of Brian May, enjoy hot foods from Gmonkey mobile and Baba Ghanoush Food Truck located on Broad Street and dont forget to grab your farm fresh peaches! Find us on the green next to 539 Broad Street in Hartford from 11am-2pm.

2 weeks ago

Billings Forge Community Works

Sneak peek! Are you coming to our 10th Annual Farm to Table Dinner? We had a great time filming this years participant video. We can't wait for you to meet Franswa! #foodforgood #farmtotable2018 #culinaryjobtraining #customerservice #opportunityyouth #impact #nonprofit #billingsforgecommunityworks #colab ... See MoreSee Less

Sneak peek! Are you coming to our 10th Annual Farm to Table Dinner? We had a great time filming this years participant video. We cant wait for you to meet Franswa! #foodforgood #farmtotable2018 #culinaryjobtraining #customerservice #opportunityyouth #impact #nonprofit #billingsforgecommunityworks #colab
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Farmers' Market at Billings Forge

Our outdoor Summer Farmers’ Market begins June 7th. We are always looking for new vendors to join us in providing access to fresh and local fruits and vegetables. Apply now for the 2018 Summer Farmers’ Market season. Interested? Click here to complete a vendor application or contact us at (860)548-9877 or email jocelyn@billingsforgeworks.org.

10th Annual Farm to Table - Sept. 13th

Thanks to ongoing support from folks like you, Billings Forge Community Works is able to provide job training, food access programs and sustainable social enterprises to help people change their lives. We hope you can join us to celebrate all that we have achieved together and enjoy an evening filled with spectacular food and wine, friends, and the opportunity to give back locally.

Purchase your tickets today!

Guest Chef Dinner Series

Join us at one (or all!) of our special Guest Chef Dinners at Firebox Restaurant in support of Billings Forge Community Works’ job training program. Our on-the-job initiatives provide training for participants with multiple barriers to employment seeking to rise above poverty, homelessness, past addiction or incarceration. Enjoy a three-course seated meal prepared by our guest chef of the evening, assisted by our culinary job trainees.

Monday, April 30th | 5:30 p.m Guest Chef Bill Carbone
Chef & OwnerDish Restaurant Group (Sorella and Dish ‘n Dat)

Menu Sneak Peek: Pan Seared Maine Diver Scallops with Anson Mills
pencil cob grits and redeye bacon jam.

Monday, June 18th | 5:30 p.m Guest Chef Scott Miller
Chef & Chief Operating Officer and Partner – DORO Restaurant Group
(Treva, Àvert, Artisanal Burger Company)

Monday, August 13th | 5:30 p.m Guest Chef Jeff Daigneau
Chef & Owner – Lattitude Restaurant in West Springfield, MA

Tickets for the three-course seated meal, with pre-cocktail party and wine pairings are $75 and seating is very limited. Purchase tickets here.