About

History and National Network

Collage-small1Launched in October 2003, the Campus Kitchen at Augsburg is a unique partnership between Augsburg College, The Campus Kitchens Project, A’viandsAugsburg Dining Services, and local community agencies. It is a key component of the SABO Center for Citizenship and Learning, which works to strengthen and expand service learning, civic engagement, and experiential education on and around Campus.  Augsburg was only the fourth campus to create a Campus Kitchen program, and today there are 36 around the country overseen The Campus Kitchens Project (CKP). The mission of  The Campus Kitchens Project is to use service as a way to:

  • Strengthen Bodies by using existing resources to meet hunger and nutritional needs in our communities
  • Empower Minds by providing leadership and service-learning opportunities to college students, and educational benefits to adults, seniors, children, and families in need
  • Build Communities by fostering a new generation of community-minded adults through resourceful and mutually beneficial partnerships among students, social service agencies, businesses, and universities