Community Garden Kitchen in McKinney expected to open in coming weeks

Community Garden Kitchen plans to open in April at 501 Howard St., McKinney. (Courtesy Community Garden Kitchen)
Community Garden Kitchen plans to open in April at 501 Howard St., McKinney. (Courtesy Community Garden Kitchen)

Community Garden Kitchen plans to open in April at 501 Howard St., McKinney. (Courtesy Community Garden Kitchen)

Community Garden Kitchen plans to open in April at 501 Howard St., McKinney. Angela Poen, president of Community Garden Kitchen, said the organization is waiting on permits before officially opening.


The nearly 4,800-square-foot facility will offer free meals and will aim to serve around 200 people per night. The volunteer-driven soup kitchen will operate next to the campus of Holy Family School and will also host community meetings and instructional classes in food preparation, nutrition and health. 972-275-6070. www.communitygardenkitchen.org
By Matt Payne
Matt Payne reports on Frisco City Hall and its committees, Collin County Commissioners and McKinney business. His experience includes serving as online content editor at Fort Worth Magazine and city editor at the Killeen Daily Herald. He is a 2017 graduate of the Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism at the University of North Texas in Denton.