News and Special Events
Day Star Landscape Finishes the Garden!
For 3 and a half days, volunteers at CGK watched in awe as Day Star Landscape worked, non-stop, transforming the remaining section of the Globe Life Garden at the Kitchen. Piles of granite and dirt became walkways and raised beds filled with flowers. This was an amazing and generous donation that will beautify and bless our mission for many years to come. The people with Day Star are to be commended for their commitment to end food insecurity in our community ... Read More >>
Thank You Chick-Fil-A!!!!
Everyone at CGK enjoyed a great dinner provided by 5 different Chick-fil-A in Collin County. Organized by Christy Davis, owner of the Chick-fil-A at Lake Forest Dr. & Hwy. 380, 155 meals were served to CGK guests. Most exciting was the appearance of the Chick-fil-A COW! ... Read More >>
The Garden Show 2023 Presented by the Collin County Master Gardeners Association.
We are so honored and pleased to be the selected charity for the Collin County Master Gardeners 2023 Garden Show at Myers Park & Event Center. Come out and enjoy the beautiful flowers and plants, hands-on presentation, children’s activities. Proceeds benefit Community Garden Kitchen. For more information: https://ccmgatx.org/thegardenshow/ ... Read More >>
Thank you Martha Duncan and Maggie Thompson!
This is the second year in a row that Martha Duncan and Maggie Thompson have donated proceeds to Community Garden Kitchen from their an nual Maggie Thompson Invitational. We are very excited to have these two amazing women and all their golfer supporting the work we do at the kitchen. The 10th annual Maggie Thompson Invitational will be held on Thursday August 24, 2023, at 12:30, at the Courses at Watters Creek, in Allen, Texas. The website is ready for your foursome https://www.maggiethompsoninvitational.com They are offering the golf bundle with ($120) or without ($105) lunch. All on course games (except the putting ... Read More >>
Lovejoy Young Men’s Service League Transforms the Garden!
The Ultimate Gift happens once a year for YMSL of Lovejoy, and we at CGK are so honored to have been chosen. Thanks to this year’s coordinator, Camille Simpkins, who did an amazing job of organizing the moms and son for the event. October 15th and 16th, the YMSL worked through the heat and rain to build out the central walkway through the Globe Life Garden at the Kitchen and complete another section of the garden plan. There were 4 groups on Saturday, working in 2 hour shifts from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, and on Sunday 2 groups working ... Read More >>
Volunteers prepare a delicious meal under Chef Jenny’s direction
Community Garden Kitchen’s first guests enjoyed a delicious meal, prepared and served by our amazing volunteers. The menu was penne Bolognese casserole with roasted Italian vegetables, supplied by our friends at McKinney Roots, broccoli cheese soup, garlic bread and a dessert ... Read More >>
Open for Service June 7th from 6-8PM
Come enjoy a delicious meal in the Community Garden Kitchen dining room. Open for service from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm. June 7, 8 & 9th this week. Regular schedule will be from Monday through Thursday at the same time. We will be closed on holidays. All meals are free, and no one is required to show identification or complete any paperwork. Our wonderful volunteers will be happy to serve you in our comfortable dining room. Our mission is to serve freshly prepared meals to anyone in need, in a safe, welcoming place. Dining with Dignity is our goal ... Read More >>