Archive for August, 2012

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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Trip to Powisset Farm

As a youth intern at the Bowdoin Street Health Center, I was given the opportunity to go to a farm just outside the city. A few other kids and I, along with our supervisors Maura & Jen, went to Powisset Farm in Dover.  Powisset Farm grows vegetables and fruits and also raises chickens and pigs.  Some of the things grown at the farm grew in the ground while some grew above and others grew on stems.

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Farmers Market Newsletter 8.16.12

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

Fresh Food Challenge Begins!

Today begins our first annual Fresh Food Challenge!   All week long, teen interns Damian Jones and Monica Fontes will be competing to track their food intake as they strive to earn points in each of the following dietary categories: Continue reading