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learn about rooftop farming: virtual talk and farm tour with Lindsay Allen, Higher Ground Farm

EVENT LINK: FLP SPEAKER SERIES: LINDSAY ALLEN, FARMING OPERATIONS DIRECTOR, HIGH GROUND FARM (registration required for an emailed Zoom link) Hosted by the Food Literacy Project, join this FREE online event Wednesday October 7th, at 4pm ET // 7pm PT. Learn about urban agriculture in the Boston area and how to cultivate the under-utilized space […]

Posted: October 1 2020
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boston area gleaners hiring distribution manager

From the Boston Area Gleaners: BAG, a nonprofit hunger relief organization dedicated to rescuing surplus farm crops for people in need, is looking to hire a Distribution Manager to join our operations team. The Distribution Manager fulfills the mission as established by the Board of Directors, which is to rescue surplus farm crops for people in need.  In doing so, we […]

Posted: May 26 2020
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boston food forest coalition are looking for a new project coordinator!

The Boston Food Forest Coalition (BFFC), a grassroots non-profit land trust, is a growing "community of practice" linking gardeners across greater Boston to permaculture projects. Neighbors come together, creating food forest gardens in their neighborhoods, and these open spaces engage and strengthen communities, producing food, hosting cultural events, and sharing experiences and skills with all […]

Posted: November 11 2017
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The Food Project is supporting and inspiring young people to make a change in their communities.

Join The Food Project from August 3 to 5, 2017 to learn, grow, and connect with your peers from across the country and the world. The three day summer institute is packed with activities, workshops and engaging and passionate conversation that will teach you about their youth development and sustainable agriculture models, food justice initiatives and the […]

Posted: June 22 2017
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ice detained migrant farmer activists: thousands responded.

A recap of the ten-day campaign to free two young farmworker activists from ICE detention.

Posted: March 28 2017
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biodiversity conference, harvard, april 30th

Announcing the following conference at Harvard on April 30th: THE POWER AND PROMISE OF BIODIVERSITY: VISIONS OF RESTORING SEA, LAND, AND CLIMATE Geological Lecture Hall 24 Oxford Street Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA The conference promises to "present the concepts, history, and processes for the restoration of biodiversity" in hopes that increasing global biodiversity can sequester carbon […]

Posted: April 26 2016
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just food forum on land access, rights, and ecology: march 25-26, cambridge, ma

Posted: February 7 2016
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maine products sail into boston!

Maine Sail Freight, a pop-up selling goods from small farms throughout the northernmost New England state, will be anchored inside the Boston Public Market during September. The stash of nonperishable organic cargo — 6,400 pounds — sailed from Portland, Maine, on the schooner Adventure in late August. The Greenhorns, an organization that works to support […]

Posted: September 16 2015
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the greenhorns is hiring! sales associate, boston, ma

Help Wanted: Sales Associate for Maine Sail Freight Maine Sail Freight has launched a pop-up shop at the Boston Public Market and we are looking for temporary part time workers to act as sales associates and public educator, possibly through December 2015.  This will be an exciting experience unlike any other. Would you like to […]

Posted: September 4 2015
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learn more about the schooner adventure!

The Greenhorns announce a last minute vessel change for the Maine Sail Freight  maiden voyage from Maine to Boston. We will be sailing, and selling as scheduled, thanks to the alacrity and fluid logistical finesse of Captain Stefan Edick and the Schooner Adventure. We are ocean legal and on our way to BOSTON HARBOR. Many […]

Posted: August 26 2015
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from maine to boston by ship: a local economy stunt by young farmers with a long view

THIS MONTH! The GREENHORNS' MAINE SAIL FREIGHT will sail 11 tons of Maine-grown cargo from Maine to Boston aboard the beloved 131 foot traditional wooden schooner, Harvey Gammage. We will load cargo on August 23rd at Waterman's  Community  Center at North Haven's Fox Islands thoroughfare. The majority of cargo, 10 more tons, will come aboard […]

Posted: August 13 2015
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land, co-ops, compost: a local food economy emerges in boston's poorest neighborhoods

via Truth-out.org by Penn Loh of YES! Magazine When Glynn Lloyd couldn’t source enough locally grown produce, he decided to grow his own. Since 1994, Lloyd has run City Fresh Foods, a catering company based in Roxbury—one of Boston's lowest-income neighborhoods. He wanted his business to use locally produced food, but at that time it […]

Posted: November 26 2014