MISSION STATEMENT

Bay Leaf Kitchen empowers children and families with the ability to feed themselves seasonal, nourishing food through an immersive culinary curriculum to build a resilient, diverse community in the soil and around the table.

CORE VALUES

IMMERSIVE LEARNING

At Bay Leaf Kitchen, worthwhile learning happens in the soil, in the kitchen, and on the plate. We facilitate spaces that incorporate play, encourage confidence, and uncover creativity and independence. Bay Leaf Kitchen develops practicable skills from farm to kitchen and beyond.

SEASONAL, NOURISHING FOOD

Seasonal, nourishing food fosters a healthy lifestyle, preserves the environment, and strengthens local communities. By providing access to seasonal, nourishing food, Bay Leaf Kitchen empowers children with the ability to feed themselves, because with the capacity to cook comes the opportunity to choose how to eat.

COMMUNITY

Bay Leaf Kitchen builds community around the table, with farmers, chefs, children and families. By bringing people together over a shared meal, we create education and opportunity. We invest in the continued success of each child and develop tailored programming to create a more inclusive community.

DIVERSITY

Bay Leaf Kitchen actively reaches and supports diverse populations within our communities. We believe every child deserves access, acknowledgment, and support. We welcome students from varied backgrounds and experiences to provide unique opportunities for engagement and continued learning.