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Spotlights

We could not do our work without the support of our diverse community, including Walkers, donors, public policy makers, teachers, and Volunteers.

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Congregation Beth Elohim of Acton has long supported the mission of The Walk for Hunger—and for six years now, they've been helping their youngest members connect to that mission in a very special way.

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Filed under: Spotlights, The Walk for Hunger, Walkers & Teams

Q&A with Parke Wilde

What causes food insecurity and how do we address it?

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Filed under: Spotlights, Informing Public Policy, Get the Facts

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Jane Hirschi, the author of Ripe for Change: Garden-based learning in schools and the founding director of CitySprouts. Jane shares her take on the importance of garden-based learning with children and some tips for how to get a school garden program up and running.

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Filed under: Spotlights, Children and Schools

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One of the most beloved and storied locations in Boston, Fenway Park is becoming a city leader in green initiatives with their massive rooftop garden, Fenway Farms. Project Bread recently brought groups from Head Start and Boston Latin Schools Youth CAN for a private tour of Fenway Farms with Green City Growers owner and farm manager, Jessie Banhazl, who is heading up the project.

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Filed under: News and Events, Children and Schools

Spotlight On: Malachi Quinones

At sixteen years-old, Malachi Quinones already recognizes the importance of supporting our neighbors in the Commonwealth.

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Filed under: Spotlights, Heart & Sole Circle, The Walk for Hunger, Donor, Walkers & Teams

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“We don’t tend to hire people who have farming experience,” says Anne Richmond, GTC Program Director. “We hire people in our community who are passionate, have a hunger to learn, and are connected."

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Filed under: Building Sustainable Food Systems, Healthy Food, Community Solutions

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For Lowell schoolchildren, Mill City Grows makes sure that food is more than just lunch, it’s part of the curriculum, helping students develop positive eating habits early on, all while having fun and learning.

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Filed under: Spotlights, Community Solutions, Children and Schools

Ashley Stanley

"Using food to connect and unite communities is about as human as it gets."

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Filed under: Spotlights, Building Sustainable Food Systems

Mark Winne

"We have to stop making claims that we are going to end hunger by simply feeding people... unless we're also going to attack the underlying causes of hunger."

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Filed under: Building Sustainable Food Systems, Informing Public Policy, Community Solutions, General

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Project Bread is pleased to announce that it is the recipient of a 2014 Cummings Foundation $100K for 100 grant. 

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Filed under: Corporate Sponsorship, Donor

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