Category Archives: Field of Greens

A New Mission at Field of Greens

In 1991, when our food rescue program was a lot smaller, we’d often run out of fresh vegetables to deliver, even in the summertime. Ari Kurtz, of Lindentree Farm, offered Food For Free a plot of land on his farm, … Continue reading

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Spotlight on: Pine Street Inn, and our new partnership!

Click to see more gorgeous photos of our Pine Street Inn partnership in Suzanne Kreiter’s photo feature in The Boston Globe. (photo ©Suzanne Kreiter/The Boston Globe) We want to introduce you to our new partnership with Pine Street Inn! It’s … Continue reading

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What’s going on around here? (Fall 2015 edition)

Great news from our programs: We just kicked off #TakeHomeTuesdays at K-Lo Market, offering delicious, nutritious prepared foods (rescued from Harvard, Whole Foods, & others) in convenient, family-sized portions, to support hardworking families and help kids come to school well fed and ready to learn. … Continue reading

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Spotlight on: Project Giving Kids (guest post by Molly Yuska)

Guest post by Molly Yuska My kids don’t get their hands dirty often enough. Sometimes I wonder if things have really changed a lot in a generation, or maybe the difference is where I’m raising them. (I grew up in a … Continue reading

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Top 5 Ways to Embrace the Summer, Food For Free Style!

Finally, spring is here and summer’s on the way! What does summer mean for our Food Rescue work? At Food For Free, summer is the season to: 1. Grow food for those in need. Our Field of Greens kicked the season … Continue reading

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What’s going on around here? (Spring 2015 edition)

New food donor! We now collect fresh, healthy prepared foods from MIT’s Masseeh Dining Hall every week. 6 new food recipient programs! We now provide food for: the K-Lo Market, a new school-based pantry we co-founded in Cambridge the food pantry and the Senior … Continue reading

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Seeding day at Field of Greens!

Last Friday was seeding day at Field of Greens, our small farm hosted by Lindentree Farms where volunteers help us grow food for our many recipient agencies. Jordan is seeding scallions, and we also seeded the summer crop of cabbage, … Continue reading

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Volunteer at Field of Greens

Volunteer at Field of Greens this season! Food For Free’s Field of Greens yields 4,000-8,000 pounds each year for local emergency food programs, and to make it happen, we need you! Sign up to plant, weed, and harvest for hunger … Continue reading

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Needed: assistant farm manager

The Position: The position would begin immediately and run through October and pays $15/hr. The Assistant Farm Manager would work every Wednesday from 7:30 to 1:00 at Field of Greens–a 1/2 acre located at Lindentree Farm in Lincoln–alongside the farm … Continue reading

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Welcome, Sally!

We have a new Field of Greens Farm Manager! Welcome, Sally Velez-Guzman! Thanks for joining Food For Free. Interested in volunteering at Field of Greens? You can reach Sally at fieldofgreens@foodforfree.org

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