NEW: absentee bidding for silent auction!

Even if you can’t attend our always-fabulous Party Under the Harvest Moon in person (Friday, October 25th!), you can still support Food For Free’s work by bidding on one of our silent auction packages, which are pretty awesome if we do say so ourselves.

How to submit your bid:
All absentee/in-advance bids must be secured with a credit card by Monday, October 21st at 5pm. You may submit the Food For Free Absentee Bidding Authorization Form by mail or in person, or call us at 617-868-2900.

Now, without further ado, we invite you to check out these featured items available for early/absentee bidding:
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ITEM F1:

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Dinner ‘round the farm table with Season to Taste Catering

Enjoy a private dinner at The Table with ten of your nearest and dearest, featuring a seasonal, locally-sourced menu and conversation with the chef. Now’s the time to start making that guest list, or team up with friends to coordinate your high bid!

Estimated value: $1200
Minimum bid: $800
Submit your bid! All bids must be received by Monday, October 21st at 5pm.

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ITEM F2:

Vermont cottageVermont cottage weekend with artisanal food tour

This package includes three nights in a seven-bed cottage off Caspian Lake, plus an artisanal food tour! Your locavore food tour will include the opportunity to taste and purchase at a vegetable farm, a seed company, a cheese-maker, and a distiller of fine liquors, with your guide Sandra Fairbank. Optional farmhouse dinner with wine to follow!

Estimated value: $800
Minimum bid: $500
Submit your bid! All bids must be received by Monday, October 21st at 5pm.

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ITEM F3:

Ihsan-Smile.thumbnailPrivate wine and cheese party for ten with Ihsan Gurdal of Formaggio Kitchen

It’s not every day that a wine and cheese party in your home is curated and hosted by none other than…Ihsan Gurdal, owner of Formaggio Kitchen! Wine is provided by The Odd Wine Company, “broker of fine and rare wines of good provenance.” It’s plain to see that this unique opportunity is not to be missed.

Estimated value: $1140*
Minimum bid: $700
Submit your bid! All bids must be received by Monday, October 21st at 5pm.
*updated value

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ITEM F4:

Manomet1One week at Chandler Cottage in Manomet, MA

Chandler Cottage, near Whitehorse Beach and Priscilla Beach on Cape Cod Bay, is an extraordinary find for your vacation destination. This 130-year-old cottage has six bedrooms (sleeps 7-10 or more!), and is an ideal base for oceanfront relaxation, whale-watching, antiquing, golf, touring historic houses, beachcombing, and swimming. Dates to be determined between owner and winning bidder.

Estimated value: $2,700
Minimum bid: $2,000
Submit your bid! All bids must be received by Monday, October 21st at 5pm.

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ITEM F5:

A weekend on Attitash in the White Mountains

Enjoy two nights/three days slopeside in a “ski-in/ski-out” condo on Attitash/Bear Park in Bartlett, NH. This beautiful five-story townhouse comfortably sleeps up to eight guests. The package may also be used during the summer, when guests can enjoy hiking, kayaking, biking, and many other attractions in the area, or during peak foliage season.

Estimated value: $1,350
Minimum bid: $600
Submit your bid! All bids must be received by Monday, October 21st at 5pm.

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Plus more to come!

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