Tag Archives: Family Meals

What We’re Up To: Spring 2017 Edition

People We’ve hired: Field of Greens Farmer Managers Theresa Strachila and Seth Terramane We’re hiring: an Auction Manager (a temporary position) We’re recruiting new members for the Board of Directors We’re looking for riders for the Ride for Food fundraiser … Continue reading

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What We’re Up To: Winter 2017 Edition

It used to be that winter was a quieter season here at Food For Free. With Thanksgiving long gone and most farmers’ markets closed for the year, we used to spend winter quietly planning for the coming year, while continuing … Continue reading

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Spotlight on: Somerville Family Learning Collaborative

Everyone at Food For Free is really pleased to be reaching more students and families with our Family Meals program this year. One of our newest distribution partners is the Somerville Family Learning Collaborative (SFLC). Family Meals Program Manager Fiona … Continue reading

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Meet Krissy and Fiona!

We’re overdue for an introductory post about Krissy Scommegna and Fiona Crimmins! Krissy’s been part-time with us for a year, and Fiona, a former volunteer, just joined us as a fulltime staff member in August. They’re fabulous people, so please enjoy … Continue reading

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Meet our new program: Family Meals!

Antoine Boucicaut at our Allston motel Family Meals distribution site “What do you like? Hamburger? Chicken and potato? It [will] make you smart and strong.” In the hallway of an Allston hotel where homeless families are being sheltered, Antoine Boucicaut … Continue reading

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

New food donors: Google has joined us as a Prepared Foods partner, and we’re now picking up surplus meals from their Kendall Square office’s storied dining area. Chipotle in Central Square is now contributing surplus Prepared Foods. Trader Joe’s in Needham … 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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