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Archive of posts filed under the Food category.

“Rally for Rosie’s Place” – This Weekend at Volante Farms

Visit Volante Farms this weekend, March 8th and 9th, and support their “Rally for Rosie’s Place.”  When you shop at Volante’s this weekend and add fresh produce to their collection bins, Volante Farms will match every pound of your donation with more fresh produce, helping to bring a month’s worth of fresh food to those in need. Volante Farms …read more

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Needham Community Farm Online Auction Begins March 7th

The Needham Community Farm’s 3rd Annual Online Auction will be held from March 7th-March 20th at www.biddingforgood.com/needhamcommunityfarm. Bid on lots of cool items for the entire family – over 100 items!  Also, go to our auction site to learn how to get entered into a drawing for a $500 gift card to Whole Foods Market!  Proceeds from the auction allow …read more

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Needham Farmers Market Update

Plans are progressing nicely for the June 10 opening day of the NeedhamFarmers Market on the front lawn of First Parish in Needham, from 1:00 to 5:00pm. There will be a nice variety of vendors, including locally grown produce, fish, meat, cheese, and baked goods. Several local farms are committed to participating in the market, …read more

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Post Summit Comments – Food

Please use the comment facility on this post to provide feedback, comments, suggestions and further ideas for the topic of this breakout session.

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Breakout Group Basics

Some “essential questions” to open the conversation Would we like to see much greater availability of locally produced food? Would we want more space in Needham devoted to local agriculture? Should we collaborate with nearby communities? Facilitators Elsa Cutter, Olin College Harrison Smith, Needham High School Resources Debbie Schmill – Needham Community Farm Ruth Griffin …read more

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