Foodworks Culinary Center

Foodworks Logo

Arcata’s food manufacturing businesses are world renowned, and the Foodworks Culinary Center provides rental space for many types of small and start-up food manufacturers. 

COVID-19 Update

Until further notice, the Foodworks Culinary Center is only open to current tenants who are performing essential services. We still strive to provide the full range of city services by phone, email, and web-based services. Since this is an evolving situation, please visit the City’s COVID-19 webpage for updates. 

Current Tenants

Current tenants can direct questions or concerns to:

John Wright, Foodworks Facilities Maintenance
Phone: 707-798-0407


Jennifer Dart, Deputy Director
Phone: 707-825-2112

Billing Questions

Billing questions can be sent to:

Uriela Mitchell, Community Development Specialist

Facilities Offered at Foodworks

Click a photo below for more information about spaces available at Foodworks.

Hourly Community KitchensMonthly Rental KitchensOther Space and Equipment
Rental Kitchen TempUnit 185 2Wet Room

We’ve also gathered some Resources for Food Manufacturers that may be helpful for those are just starting out or looking to expand their business.

Foodworks Rental ProcessFoodworks Rental Process 10-30-18

(Please note that cannabis products may not be produced at the Foodworks facility.)

Contact Us

  1. Rental Information
    Uriela Mitchell, Community Development Specialist
    Uriela Mitchell

    Community Development Specialist
    Phone: 707-825-2107

    Jennifer Dart
    Deputy Director, 
    Community Development

    Phone: 707-825-2112

    Facilities Maintenance
    John Wright
    Foodworks Facility Maintenance
    Phone: 707-798-0407

    100 Ericson Court
    Arcata, CA 95521

    Office Hours
    Monday - Friday
    11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    Contact the Director
    David Loya
    Director, Community Development
    Phone: 707-825-2045

    Staff Directory