Category Archives: Press

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 we’re up to: Summer 2016 edition

New truck on its way! Starting in August, we’ll be able to move more food in fewer trips—we’ll be replacing our current Little Truck with a new refrigerated truck that boasts a higher cargo capacity. Good news for our food rescue partners, and for the environment, too! New grants: Speaking of generous … Continue reading

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Boston Globe feature on our school-based food access work!

Alanna Mallon hands out onions at the K-Lo Market. PHOTO: Dina Rudick, Globe Staff This feature in today’s Boston Globe covers our Cambridge Weekend Backpack Program, our three in-school free “markets”, our Take Home Tuesdays initiative, and our brand-new Family … Continue reading

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What’s going on around here? (Winter 2016 edition)

New freezer van to expand Prepared Food Rescue! Thank you, voters! Cambridge residents ages 12 & up had the opportunity to vote directly on how to spend $600,000 of the City’s capital budget. The Prepared Food Rescue Freezer Van proposal won more … Continue reading

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December news roundup: Food For Free rides the airwaves!

Did you hear us over the airwaves this holiday season? In case you missed it, here’s a great WBUR spot about the food we rescued from Harvard University just after the students went home for winter break: And here’s a spot … 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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Boston Globe talks to Doug Rauch of Daily Table and…our own Sasha Purpura!

Thanks to The Boston Globe for reporting on food rescue, hunger, and waste! This article shines a light on the newly-opened nonprofit grocery store Daily Table in Dorchester, and includes comments from our own Sasha Purpura on the value of food rescue: Daily … Continue reading

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Boston Magazine reports on preventing healthy food from being wasted

Last week, Boston Magazine reported on Food For Free’s farmers’ market rescue, our new Prepared Foods Rescue program, and the importance of providing healthy food for food insecure families: “Our mission is to address hunger by capturing healthy food that … Continue reading

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