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Tickets are Now on Sale for the Kitchen Ready Showcase Dinner on January 18th


The students of GO’s 16th Kitchen Ready training cycle will flex their culinary muscles for this special 3-course dinner showcasing our students’ culinary skills. Students will be joined in the kitchen by guest Chef Adam M. Lamb, a chef, educator, and culinary career coach, and host of the Chef Life Radio podcast. Purchase tickets here.

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Meet Jerry


Asheville native Jerry first came to Green Opportunities in 2012, when he was just 24 years old and a member of the GO Training Team.


After completing the program, Jerry was one of several GO graduates hired to work on the renovation of the Reid Center — now known as the Arthur R. Edington Education & Career Center. 

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Meet Kierra


When 25-year-old Kierra came to Green Opportunities last fall, it was not the first time she had tried to make a change in her life.


She was living in a shelter and lacked work experience and motivation. She wanted to grow her independence and workplace skills, and devote herself to something meaningful. She found that opportunity in GO’s community-focused culinary program.

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