Welcome to the Table

cooking in the kitchen is a lot of fun

The Table is your Community Food Centre (CFC). It's our goal to ensure that everyone in Perth, Ontario and the surrounding community has enough safe, good quality food to have a healthy life. Our primary focus is on meeting the needs of low-income community members in a welcoming and respectful environment.

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the TableCommunity Food Centre
190 Gore Street East
Perth, Ontario K7H 1K3

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Dad's and Kid's in the Kitchen

Dads and Kids in the Kitchen is a free program offering basic cooking skills, a meal shared with friends and quality time with family.  There is a focus on healthy food choices, communication and friendship.

“He’s started asking for vegetables at dinner because of this program!”, one satisfied Dad exclaimed during the program.

The program began in September 2012 and had a great group of Dads (or their Guardians) and their children right through to the end of May 2013.  The program begins again Thursday September 25, 2014.

The Dads and Kids in the Kitchen Program includes:

Basic Cooking Skills: Learn how to prep food for cooking (examples: peeling onions, chopping carrots, trimming meat), basic cooking with a stove and oven, how to properly sanitize areas before and after cooking.

Sharing Meals with family/friends: Sharing meals is an important part of communication and community.  After cooking, we share our meal together.

Quality Time: A very important element of this program is for Dads (or Guardians/Grandpas/brothers) to spend quality time with their child/grandchild /brother.
Any Dad, Guardian, Grandpa or brother can bring their children (ages 8-14, male or female) to this free program.  

Food allergies are respected as much as is reasonably possible. If there are food allergies, you may want to call ahead to find out what is being made on the first evening  to avoid any disappointment and to allow for possible alterations.

The program runs every Thursday evening from 6pm-8pm at The Table Community Food Centre. We are located at 190 Gore Street East, between Farrell Hall and P.J.'s Convenience Store.

There is no charge but pre-registration is required! 

For more information: Please contact Judy Dempsey by phone 613-267-6428 X 5 or email judy.thetable@gmail.com.


190 Gore Street, Perth ON

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