Forge City Works is a non-profit organization in Hartford, CT. We believe in connections and opportunities fueled by food. Since 2007, we have been investing in people and in Hartford.


Eliminating barriers through the power of food.


Forge City Works serves people in the Hartford community who have barriers to employment by providing job training in the food and hospitality industry to help them achieve sustainable careers.


  • We know people can change their lives
  • We are committed to using food as an educational and community building tool
  • We meet people where they are
  • We are passionate about sustainable social enterprise


Empowering people to overcome barriers and creating neighborhood economic development is a catalyst for breaking cycles of poverty and homelessness and to people realizing economic opportunities.