Archive for August, 2012

Photos from the Back-to-School Block Party

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Photos courtesy of Aidan Acker

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Farmers Market Newsletter 8.30.12

For the recipes seen in this newsletter, go to www.foodinthehood.wordpress.com/recipes.

Appreciating My Job

Coming into this job, I had no idea what to expect for the summer. I had gotten hired and accepted the job because I really wanted a job during the summer. Not only this, but I did not want to stay home doing nothing. However, I thought that the job would do more things inside the clinic such as helping or watching the nurses. Come to find out that was not what we were going to do.

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My summer job

This summer was very fun and eventful, especially because I had worked with Maura at the Bowdoin Street Health Center. We performed tasks that included passing out flyers, helpiing at food pantries, assistance at Farmers Markets, and acting silly in costumes. It was fun for two reasons, one being that I got to hang out with people I know, and I got to do a job that meant something to me. I would love to do it again.

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Farmers Market Newsletter 8.23.12

For the recipes seen in this newsletter, go to www.foodinthehood.wordpress.com/recipes.

The Race is Complete!

After a thrilling day-long race across Boston promoting farmers markets and the use of Boston Bounty Bucks, our team crossed the finish line victorious! Total running time – 6:44:58… Phew! What a day!

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The Amazing Farmers Market Race

Earlier this month, Governor Patrick proclaimed August 19-25 Massachusetts Farmers Market Week.  In honor of this momentous occasion, we’ve designed a celebratory challenge in the style of the famed television series The Amazing Race. 

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