Community Kitchens in Hamilton

A community kitchen is a public space where people get together and cook. Community kitchens allow you to share skills, socialize and reduce costs by buying food together. See below for community kitchen locations in Hamilton.

The Bethel Community Cooking Class offers free basic cooking classes teaching how to cook on a budget.

  • Take home the food you prepare.
  • Ideal for young people, single parents and people on a budget.
  • Child care is available.
  • Classes are wheelchair accessible.


Bethel Christian Reformed Church
616 Dundas Street East
Waterdown, Ontario L0R 2H1

Phone: 905-689-7796


The Hamilton Farmers' Market Community Kitchen is available for food education, demonstrations or workshops. You can rent the wheelchair accessible kitchen.

Kids Cooking at the Market

  • For children ages four to 14
  • First-come, first-serve
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Free
  • Saturday 10 - 10:30 am

Cooking at the Market

  • Cooking demonstration
  • First-come, first-serve
  • Free
  • Saturday 12 - 12:30 pm

35 York Boulevard
Hamilton, Ontario L8R 3L4

Phone: 905-546-2424 ext. 2096


The Neighbour to Neighbour Centre offers free community kitchen programs that run year round. Programs focus on foods that are economical, local and healthy.

  • You must register to attend.
  • Programs run in several languages.
  • For mountain residents only.
  • Child care is provided.
  • Wheelchair accessible.

28 Athens Street
Hamilton, Ontario L9C 3K8

Phone: 905-574-1334 ext. 205

The North Hamilton Community Health Centre offers:

  • Seniors' kitchen
  • Diabetes kitchen

The Seniors' Kitchen:

  • plans and prepares meals for free
  • teaches nutrition and skills around budgeting and buying food
  • is for north-end residents only
  • is wheelchair accessible

The Diabetes Kitchen:

  • teahces how to prepare healthy meals to manage diabetes
  • is a free program for people with diabetes and their families or partners
  • is wheelchair accessible

438 Hughson Street North
Hamilton, Ontario L8L 4N5