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All volunteers must be vaccinated for COVID-19

**If you experience any difficulties, please be aware our website is under construction. Contact us at (859) 251-4107 during our usual hours for immediate information.**




Our mission is simple: provide farm-to-table meals to all our guests, regardless of their ability to pay.

If your pockets are full, pay-it-forward. 

If your pockets are light, pay-what-you-can. 

If your pockets are empty, volunteer your time with us.


As of December, 2021


20,000 meals served to the food insecure.
$36,000 contributed to the Central KY farm economy. 
7,500 volunteer hours donated to our mission.




Sign up for a shift:

Fill out a contact form 

OR Call Us: (859) 251-4107

Volunteers are crucial for the day to day operation of the café. From seating guests to gathering orders and meeting new and familiar faces, one job is just as important as the next.


Pay-It-Forward at Your Next Event

Look no further than Spark Community Catering for all your event needs and pay-it-forward while you're at it. When you cater with Spark Community Catering, all profits are donated back to Spark Community Café. In turn, hundreds of meals can be donated to those in need.

To view our menu, click here

For any inquiries, click here!


Support Our Mission

Spark Community Café strives to alleviate food insecurity in Woodford County by providing nutritious, farm-to-table meals in a community space that educates, entertains, and accepts all who walk through our doors. 

To continue fulfilling our mission, donations and partnerships are key. 

Click here to pay-it-forward in a major way.

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Jim Navolio

Hunter Boyd

Katie Beth Craig

Rachael Kral 

Ouita Michel

Kyle Fannin

Kyle views inclusion on this board as his life coming full circle. This retired educator created the class that led to the Spark “pop-up” festivals and the student led Spark Café. Kyle is excited to be able to combine the life-long passions of working with young people while serving the community. Kyle also serves as a board director on the Woodford County Human Rights Commission, Woodford Educational Enhancement Foundation, Woodford Forward and the Woodford County Community Fund.

Lori Garkovich

Lori retired in June 2018 from the University of Kentucky as a professor and state Extension Specialist in the Dept. of Community and Leadership Development. Her professional career focused on community economic development, organizational development, and strategic planning. Besides serving on the Board of Spark Community Café, she is on the Board of the Woodford County Community Fund and serves with several other community organizations.

Maria Bohanan

University of Kentucky graduate, Maria was a career state government employee and co-owned Pretty in Pink for almost 9 years. Being an active member in the community and serves on the following: Woodford County Tourism Commission, Spark Community Cafe board, chair of the Versailles Fall Festival, Versailles Christmas parade committee, Downtown Project Action Committee and Co-chair of the Distinguished Young Women of Woodford County Be Your Best Self program.


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