Campus Kitchen

Volunteers Dave and Terri Cardy pack and weigh produce to hand out at the Campus Kitchen in Beall Hall. The food is mostly donated by Trader Joe’s locations in the Cleveland area. The Campus Kitchen at Kent State University, a student-run organization that reclaims food to feed the needy in the Kent area, has had to swiftly switch gears from operating a hot food kitchen to an expanded food pantry. Normally, the Campus Kitchen would have about 20 visitors during its weekly pantry distributions. Over the past few months,...

Kent State volunteers serve home-cooked meals to Kentway residents. Every other Tuesday, student volunteers from the Campus Kitchen at Kent State University prepare dinner for the residents of the Kentway Apartment Complex, a government-subsidized housing complex on East Summit Street in Kent.    At 5 p.m., residents gather in the dining hall and volunteers serve the meal that is prepared from food donated by...

Kent State senior Erin Shattuck (left) travels to the Netherlands where she took classes in sustainable development. Kent State biology student rescues excess food for educational feast Imagine planning a dinner party for 500 of your closest friends and not knowing what you will serve until almost the last minute. It might sound stressful, but for Erin Shattuck it is a privilege. Ms. Shattuck is passionate about using every last morsel of food to prevent waste....

Students team up to prepare meals in the Campus Kitchen at Kent State, located in the second floor kitchen in Beall Hall. The Campus Kitchen at Kent State University is celebrating its fifth anniversary and has launched a new program this summer as part of activities marking its fifth year. The Campus Kitchen’s new pop-up market offers healthy produce and pantry items to children and families at no cost. “At an alternative spring break in Washington, D.C., this...