Social Enterprise


Education through Social Enterprise

Social Enterprise – an organization that uses business methods to promote the well-being of others and impact the greater good.

Social enterprise plays a central role in Victory Trade School’s educational model. VTS’ social enterprises provide students with hands-on career experience and interaction with the community, while supporting the school financially.

Lemons & Spice Catering Co.


Lemons & Spice Catering is located on Springfield’s Historic Commercial Street. It began as a  student-operated restaurant and is now a catering company for corporate gatherings, private functions and childcare centers.
Lemons & Spice offers a fresh, diverse bagged lunch menu as well as several hot lunch items and snack options. The catering includes a monthly pop-up lunch prepared by student chefs and provides the opportunity for them to exhibit a variety of cuisine and cooking techniques learned in the classroom to the public. Using Lemons & Spice Catering for your next function is one of the best ways to support the education of Victory Trade School students. To see a menu and pricing, to set up a function, or to talk about providing meals for your childcare center, contact us at 417-864-2285 or email at

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