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JOIN THE QUAD CITIES FOOD HUB TEAM!

 QCFH is hiring!

The Quad Cities Food Hub is a non-profit, community-based initiative designed to strengthen our local food system by expanding opportunities in both the delivery and demand of local and nutritious food. Central to organization goals is the aggregation and distribution of locally produced food and farm related products from a multitude of diverse vendors, assisting area farmers and value added producers in growing and maintaining a sustainable business model.

Quad Cities Food Hub is now accepting applications for the following positions: Accounts Coordinator, Aggregation and Distribution Drivers, Aggregation and Distribution Manager, Education Coordinator, Kitchen Manager, HR Specialist, Marketing and IT Specialist, Retail Market Associates, Market Store Team Leaders, and Retail Manager.

For more information visit http://www.qcfoodhub.com/employment-opportunities

Applications available at the QCFH Local Market Store: 421 W River Drive, Davenport, Iowa

Must apply in person.

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PRESERVING SQUASH AND PUMPKIN

Canning Series  – Session II
Tuesday night’s the new party night!

October 21st:
Preserving Pumpkin and Squash 6-9PM 

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAJoin Kim, our resident canning guru, on Tuesday evenings (6-9 PM)  – September 30th through October 28th for Session II and a five week series of community canning parties at QCFH! We’ll provide everything you need, including party coordinators to assist those who have never canned before.

  • October 21st: Preserving Squash and Pumpkin
  • November 13th (6:00 – 8:00 PM): Harvest Feast and Gardener’s Potluck
    A pot-luck style dinner featuring potato and squash soups, with zucchini bread for desert. There is no cost for the Harvest Feast – just bring yourself and a dish to share.

Stay tuned to QCFH’s website and Facebook page for updates on party nights and times.

Drop-ins are welcome. No pre-registration required.

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by a grant to EICCD
from the U.S. Institute of
Museum and Library Services
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New_RDA_Logo (2)QCFH Shared Use Kitchen,
made possible by grants from
the Riverboat Development Authority &
United States Department of Agriculture

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POTATO PARTY!

Canning Series  – Session II
Tuesday night’s the new party night!

October 14th: Potato Party 6-9PM 

potatoes cannedJoin Kim, our resident canning guru, on Tuesday evenings (6-9 PM)  – September 30th through October 28th for Session II and a five week series of community canning parties at QCFH! We’ll provide everything you need, including party coordinators to assist those who have never canned before.

  • October 14th: Potato Party
  • October 21st: Preserving Squash and Pumpkin
  • Thursday, November 13th: Harvest Feast
    and Gardener’s Potluck
    A pot-luck style dinner featuring potato and squash soups, with zucchini bread for desert. (Prerequisite: must attend at least one canning party during the season.) There is no cost for the Harvest Feast – just bring yourself and if you’d like, a dish to share.

Stay tuned to QCFH’s website and Facebook page for updates on party nights and times.

Drop-ins are welcome. No pre-registration required.

SCENE LogoThis program made possible, in part,
by a grant to EICCD
from the U.S. Institute of
Museum and Library Services
Print

New_RDA_Logo (2)QCFH Shared Use Kitchen,
made possible by grants from
the Riverboat Development Authority &
United States Department of Agriculture

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Local Harvest Celebration

Join us for QCFH / BFBL Quad Cities
LOCAL HARVEST CELEBRATION

When: Thursday, October 9, 2014, 5:30-8 PM
Where: Food Hub Local Market Store, 421 W. River Dr., Davenport, Iowa

An annual celebration of the local harvest featuring local food from Buy Fresh Buy Local Quad Cities members

  • Seasonal tastings featuring our local farmers and producers
  • Beer available at Front Street Brewery
  • Live music
  • Silent auction

$15 in advance / $20 at the door

Get your tickets here


or at the Food Hub Local Market Store

The Food Hub works to support healthy lifestyles by promoting local food production, connecting producers and consumers, and cultivating education and training programs. Projects include the local market store, veggie mobile, education series, a kitchen incubator, and virtual farmers’ market.
The Quad Cities Food Hub is registered as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.
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Canning Series II

CANNING SERIES – SESSION II

Register below for any of the classes…
Canning Series  – Session II
Tuesday night’s the new party night! 

Join us on Tuesday evenings (6-9 PM)  – September 30th through October 28th for Session II and a five week series of community canning parties at QCFH! We’ll provide everything you need, including party coordinators to assist those who have never canned before.

  • September 30th : Tomato Canning Party II
  • October 7th: Beet Pickles
  • October 14th: Potato Party
  • October 21st: Preserving Squash and Pumpkin
  • October 28th: Harvest Feast
    A pot-luck style dinner featuring potato and squash soups, with zucchini bread for desert. (Prerequisite: must attend at least one canning party during the season.) There is no cost for the Harvest Feast – just bring yourself and if you’d like, a dish to share.

Stay tuned to QCFH’s website and Facebook page for updates on party nights and times.

Guest limit of nine so register early to ensure a spot!
Register for canning parties here:


Canning Classes




SCENE LogoThis program made possible, in part,
by a grant to EICCD
from the U.S. Institute of
Museum and Library Services
Print

New_RDA_Logo (2)QCFH Shared Use Kitchen,
made possible by grants from
the Riverboat Development Authority
and United States Department of Agriculture