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"We can make change through food" | Real Good Kitchen hosts first pop up sale

Officials said around 26 vendors participated in the sale, sharing their unique homecooked meals with anyone who wants to stop by.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A shared kitchen community in Knoxville is hosting its first pop-up event to help entrepreneurs show off their culinary skills and grow their businesses.

They said around 26 vendors participated in the pop-up event. It started at 5:30 p.m. on Friday and lasted until 8 p.m. Among the businesses were cooks who make waffles, bread, granola and other treats. Real Good Kitchen said that the event will help people support local food businesses and give people a chance to try something new.

The organization provides a shared commercial kitchen where members can cook meals and grow their business if they can't afford their own brick-and-mortar store. Their goal is to provide food entrepreneurs with resources and support, and they also provide business guidance and mentorship.

Members have secure access to the facility 24 hours per day, and workstations can be leased by the hour and by the month. There are also dry, cold and frozen storage spaces to lease by the month.

A list of vendors who participated in the pop-up shop is available below:

  • Pippili Tea Co.
  • Goody Two Chews
  • Pastelitos Cuban Bakery
  • NeverFull Waffles
  • Sybaris Bread Co
  • SoKno Sourdough
  • Cooks on the Curb
  • Daddy D's Food Truck
  • Eat My Granola
  • Buch Babe
  • Knox Girl Soap
  • Seoul Brothers

The kitchen is located at 2004 East Magnolia Avenue, and the event was at the back of the building. Parking is available at the front, sides and back of the building. They are asking people not to park in front of nearby apartments.

LOOK AT THIS LINE-UP for our first-ever official pop -up! Ahhh, so much good food! ⁠We are now up 13 vendors! 😱 🤯 ...

Posted by Real Good Kitchen on Wednesday, September 29, 2021