community cooks

PHOTOS: Juliet’s Josh Lewin Teaches at Community Cooks Fundraiser

The Cambridge School of Culinary Arts and Community Cooks have teamed up for a series of cooking classes to benefit Community Cooks, a network of volunteers who make home-cooked meals for people in need. The classes feature celebrated chefs. Juliet‘s Chef Josh Lewin guided participants through making a cassoulet on Monday evening, from butchering four […]

At the Ruby Rogers Center, Nanci Baren Spends Her Days Giving Back

When Nanci Baren walked into the Ruby Rogers Center nearly two decades ago, she had nowhere else to go. She’d been living in her car for several months, and she didn’t know what was coming next. “It was kismet that I ended up here,” says Baren, revealing a big, warm smile. Since that first visit […]

Community Cooks’ Elizabeth Shaw-Caffrey Visits ‘Greater Somerville’

On a recent episode of “Greater Somerville,” host KyAnn Anderson chatted with Community Cooks’ Elizabeth Shaw-Caffrey. Community Cooks is non-profit which started in Somerville in 1991 and has a network of more than 300 volunteers that offer home-cooked meals to hungry neighbors in the community by partnering with other non-profits.