Tag Archives: Food rescue

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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Lunch and learn: watch this video & learn all about Food Rescue!

Have you ever wanted to learn more about how our organization was founded, and how we do what we do? Well, you’re in luck: our own Executive Director, Sasha Purpura, recently gave this “lunch and learn” presentation at Tufts University. … Continue reading

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2015: A very good year!

HOW MUCH FOOD did we distribute in 2015? Through our Food Rescue and Distribution programs, Food For Free distributed 2 million lbs of food in 2015! In 2014, that number was 1.5 million lbs.  In 2013, it was 1 million. No doubt about it: Food … 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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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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Farmers’ markets are open. Let the food rescue begin!

Long-time readers of this blog will recognize this as an updated version of this post from last season—as you can see, all of last year’s market partners are back this year! Our local farmers’ markets are either already open or opening … Continue reading

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