Get a $2/bag of produce in Mission Hill
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Get a $2/bag of produce in Mission Hill

Get a $2/bag of produce in Mission Hill

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Tobin Community Center

(indoors in cold or 'bad' weather; outdoors in pleasant weather)

1481 Tremont Street, Mission Hill

Roxbury, Boston, MA 02120

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Do you want to eat fresh high-quality affordable produce? Then each Wednesday late afternoon - bags vegetables (and some fruit) for the neighbors in Mission Hill are only $2/bag.
Usually there are also freshly-baked loaves of bread, also (baked that morning - Jessica's Bakery).

Tobin Community Center, 1481 Tremont Street, Mission Hill, Roxbury
(between Brigham Circle and Roxbury Crossing T stops)
Boston, MA 02120 - <2 blocks from Orange Line T
Each Wednesday, from 4:30 - 6:00 pm (indoors in bad weather)

Weekly Wednesday late afternoon $2/bag of produce in Mission Hill.

Fair Foods provides a 20-22 bag of produce for the Mission Hill neighbors so they can eat like me - on produce. The neighbors only need to pay' $2 for the bag.

Volunteers unload the truck, set up 3 banquet tables, set up the food in order of desntiy (potatoes on bottom - tomatoes and bananas and berries and kale on top), then fill each bag (and 'stack' them upright by one another - for the 'paying neighbors' to pick up (for $2).

We arrive around 4 pm (maybe as late as 4:30 pm) and work until 6 pm (can leave as early as 5:30 pm if we've finished).

In FRONT of the Tobin Community Center, 1481 Tremont Street (between the Brigham Circle T stop - GREEN E-Line - and the Roxbury Crossing Orange Line T stop - <2 blocks away), behind the long wrought iron fence.

Wear comfortable clothing that allows you to move flexibly and to actually work, lifting heavy bags of food.

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Tobin Community Center
1481 Tremont Street, Boston, MA

THERE IS NO PARKING - IT'S BEST FOR THOSE WHO LIVE IN BOSTON AND TRAVEL IN ON THE MBTA

THERE IS NO PARKING IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD

Every Wednesday, from 4:00 - 6:00 pm
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Looking for an ARTIST to help VISUALLY REPRESENT this vegetable outreach effort.

TALK with us FIRST !!

Looking for Gifted Marketers to

(i) conceptualize the WHY of low cost vegetable distribution! and
(ii) the desirability of TAKING the low cost vegetables !!

LOGISTICAL CHALLENGE IS TO GET LOW COST VEGETABLES to the REFRIGERATORS of LOCAL RESIDENTS !!!

Looking for an ARTIST to help VISUALLY REPRESENT this vegetable outreach effort.

TALK with us FIRST !!

L
ooking for Gifted Marketers to
(i) conceptualize the WHY of low cost vegetable distribution! and
(ii) the desirability of TAKING the low cost vegetables !!

LOGISTICAL CHALLENGE IS TO GET LOW COST VEGETABLES to the REFRIGERATORS of LOCAL RESIDENTS !!!

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Vegan Cooking classes or Vegan Cooking Ideas

Vegan Cooking Classes or
Learning How to Prepare Vegan Food
(using the $2 bag of produce as a low-cost start)

* What Can You Do With Your $2 Bag?
* Portion Control
* Bake...Don't Fry!
* Roasted Veggie Stackers
* No-Guilt Banana Ice Cream
* Avocados!!!
* Salad with Chipotle Hummus
* Simple Cilantro Chutney
* More $2 bags of Produce!
* Drink your greens!

Question:
This sounds like a great deal, but is it meant for those in need, as is the case with food banks?

Answer:
No qualifications - no limitsWe have way more than AMPLE food for any intended audiences, and the operation is bettered if MORE people take the food than if FEWER take the food.

Therefore, there is NO QUALIFICATION (no test of need) and no limit to how much you can cart off (just pay $2/bag and $1/loaf of bread). That's why I post it on a meetup like this.
Make us busy - very busy.

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Tobin Community Center

(indoors in cold or 'bad' weather; outdoors in pleasant weather)

1481 Tremont Street, Mission Hill

Roxbury, Boston, MA 02120

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