Recent Press

The lastest and greatest news about our members! 

Radio Boston • January 05, 2024 What to expect in business and labor in Massachusetts in 2024

Check out CWK's Executive Director, Jen Faigel, on Radio Boston earlier this week! She and other panelists discuss business leadership challenges, labor shortages, and recent trends.

Boston Globe • December 01, 2023 Gift Boxes for any sweet tooth on your list

For the second year in a row, our Holiday Gift Boxes were featured in The Boston Globe!

Boston Herald • November 27, 2023 Boston donates 2,000 turkeys to needy families for Thanksgiving

Since the pandemic, CommonWealth Kitchen has been feeding our community while providing opportunities for our small businesses. This year we were happy to help out Boston's Mayor Michelle Wu as she and her staff distributed 2,000 turkeys to local families. We also connected our members (see photo) to Boston Pediatrics to help prepare meals for their clients and families.

Radio Boston • November 22, 2023 How two local companies are joining forces to feed Haitian migrants in Massachusetts

Listen as member Nathalie Lecorps talks about her work preparing hundreds of meals each week for Haitian refugees and what it means to her and her staff.

Boston Globe • October 24, 2023 Fruit preserves with a boozy twist, made at Commonwealth Kitchen

Nathalie Barege drew inspiration from her Haitian roots and her grandmother’s recipes, leading her to create a brand of fruit preserves called Maman Myrthe’s Pantry.

WCVB-TV • October 15, 2023 CityLine: A local food truck now a caterer for sheltered migrants

Nathalie LeCorps is answering the call to feed newly arrived Haitian refugees. Her hot meals bring a taste of home to those seeking shelter in local hotels.

Speaker • September 22, 2023 CommonWealth Kitchen Food Show

WBZ's Jordan Rich talks with Matt Robinson of about the CommonWealth Kitchen Food Show for 2023.

The Boston Globe • September 11, 2023 A new kind of falafel is being developed in Boston. Is it any good?

Spoiler: It's delicious! Learn all about field fritter that CommonWealth Kitchen is producing. We love making tasty products while simultaneously supporting regional farmers, creating jobs, and sustainably participating in the food economy.

Eater Boston • August 08, 2023 Where to Eat Around Northeastern University

Are you a Northeastern University student or are just in the area looking for good eats near campus? Well check out Jamaica Mi Hungry in Jackson Square for all your Caribbean cravings. Thank you Eater Boston for featuring one of our fabulous Common Wealth Kitchen members!

The Boston Globe • July 29, 2023 Freedom, Soup

We are so incredibly proud of the CommonWealth Kitchen small businesses that have been committed to such community-driven work. Gourmet Kreyol, Fresh Food Generation, and Family Affair Restaurant & Catering were featured in The Boston Globe for their successful and meaningful efforts in feeding Haitian refugees recently arriving in the Boston area.

City of Boston • July 28, 2023 Mayor Wu announces space grant awardees, introducing new local businesses to downtown storefronts

We're thrilled to witness Mayor Wu of Boston showing her support for our CommonWealth Kitchen members: Sweet Teez Bakery, Reign Drink Lab, Mo'Rockin Fusion, McCrea's Candies, and Jamaica Mi Hungry.

The Boston Globe • July 25, 2023 Effie's Homemade expands its biscuit lineup

We're showing our gratitude for The Boston Globe as they once again highlight another Alumni, Effie's Homemade! Check out the featured article and learn all about the tasty expanded biscuit selection.

The Boston Globe • July 25, 2023 For a well-known chef, a charitable new career

Thank you to the people over at the Boston Globe to shine the spotlight on CommonWealth Kitchen's own Alumni, Inna's Kitchen! Be sure to try out their tasty wholesome food if you're ever in the Newton area.

The Boston Globe • July 24, 2023 'What else are you going to do with it?': Developer Bill Cummings is giving away his fortune.

Thank you to Bill and Joyce Cummings and the Cummings Foundation team for their incredible generosity! The Cummings Foundation has pledged to donate $1M over 10 years to CommonWealth Kitchen and offered an additional $1M grant to be matched by other donors.

Boston Business Journal • July 21, 2023 CEO social leadership award, best corporate-nonprofit partnerships named

Thank you to Boston Business Journal for recognizing CommonWealth Kitchen and Santander Bank US by awarding us with the BBJ's Community Collaboration Award ? for the work we do through Santander’s Cultivate Small Business program!! We're so grateful for your partnership and the work you do to support our community!

Dorchester Reporter • July 19, 2023 Dorchester Food Co-Op sees August as the end of long wait to open doors

We're proud to announce our CommonWealth Kitchen alumni, Dorchester Food Co-Op have opened their doors to the people of the Dorchester community. If you're in the Dorchester area stop by to get your produce, pantry staples, household goods, and prepared foods and while supporting local farmers and producers.