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The KITCHEN at Boston Public Market, managed by The Trustees, is a community gathering space in downtown Boston that hosts hands-on classes, educational experiences and tasting demos that celebrate the season and promote healthy living in Massachusetts by connecting visitors to the farmers, artisans, lands, and waters of this region. With instruction by professional chefs, we present different cooking styles, cultures, and techniques in our culinary programs, and highlight local craft beer, wine and spirits. We also host a variety of annual festivals, hands-on artisan workshops, and other programs that promote sustainability, health, and wellness.
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What do we do? The KITCHEN hosts events, classes and workshops showcasing the bounty of Massachusetts farmers and artisans:
Where are we located? You can find us inside the Boston Public Market at 100 Hanover Street. We are near Faneuil Hall, across from the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, and directly above the Haymarket MBTA station at the cross section of the North End, Government Center, and the Financial Districts of Downtown Boston.
How can you join a public class, workshop or event? Find and book one of our many cooking classes, workshops or experiences at www.thetrustees.org/kitchenevents. We have classes almost every day, for every taste, ability, and interest.
How can you book a private class or event? The KITCHEN hosts cooking classes and food experiences for private groups. We also rent our space for private events for up to 100 people. To book a private class or event, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
How is The Trustees involved? As a feature of its agricultural stewardship work across the Commonwealth, The Trustees was a founding member of The Boston Public Market and is the lead programming partner.
Trustees members receive a 20%-50% discount on all programming in The KITCHEN. If you take more than two classes per year, your membership pays for itself!
The Boston Public Market is an indoor, year round marketplace for locally sourced groceries and specialty agricultural products, where residents and visitors can find fresh, seasonal food from Massachusetts and New England. The Market houses 40 local farmers, fishers, and food entrepreneurs selling items such as farm fresh produce; meat and poultry; eggs; milk and cheese; fish and shellfish; bread and baked goods; beverages; flowers; and an assortment of specialty and prepared foods. Everything sold at the Market is produced or originates in New England.
In addition to serving as the lead programming partner for the market, The Trustees is also one of the New England-based vendors at the Market. Our Appleton Farms vendor booth features dairy products made from Appleton Farm’s Jersey herd – including bottled milk and aged cheese. With over 100 artisanal cheeses and yogurts from 20 different farms of the Massachusetts Cheese Guild, the Appleton Farms vendor booth offers the largest selection of Massachusetts-made cheeses available anywhere. Your Trustees membership entitles you to 10% off purchases at the Appleton Farms booth and discounts on programming at The KITCHEN.