Helping Entrepreneurs With A Community Kitchen

 A look inside Freeport’s Pretzel City Kitchens, the community kitchen gives students and start-up businesses access to a full commercial kitchen.

A look inside Freeport’s Pretzel City Kitchens, the community kitchen gives students and start-up businesses access to a full commercial kitchen.

Each week at First Light, First Light host Brian O’Keefe takes a look at stories from around the state and WDCB’s Illinois Public Radio partner stations. This week, IPR’s Guy Stephens looks at how one northern Illinois community is empowering small and start-up businesses. For years, people around Freeport dreamed of creating a commercial-grade kitchen for students and entrepreneurs to share. This year, the dream became a reality.