Written by guest blogger, Lisa Chubrilo. Lisa is a student at CU Boulder and is taking a class on Food Sustainability. One of the requirements for this semester is to volunteer with an organization involved in any aspect of food production or distribution. Lisa reached out to LFR. We are happy to share your experience in volunteering with us.
Meet Maddie Karr, Silver Creek HS, Leadership Academy Student Maddie’s goals of bringing food to our community in a ‘no-questions’ ask fashion piqued our attention when we heard about her capstone project. After meeting with Maddie and learning about her year long project, we at Longmont Food Rescue were glad to partner with her and the Silver Creek Leadership Academy.
On January 11, 2018, Whole Foods donated 5% of sales to assist in starting new chapters of Fresh Food Connect around Colorado, including here in LONGMONT! This donation is going to purchase electric powered trikes, seed grants, and license fees for the Fresh Food Connect app for each of the chapters. Check out our new ride! We can’t wait to cruise around town on those summer days, enjoying the sunshine and doing meaningful work inContinue reading THANK YOU Whole Foods Market!
Note from our Executive Director, Kelly Mahoney: Dear fellow community members, Longmont Food Rescue is now 10 months old and we are quite excited for the new season. Why? Because we have worked really hard for a more equity food redistribution system here in Longmont and we are seeing results. We are excited to plan for the next year and strategize on how to live out our mission of bringing fresh, healthy, FREE food toContinue reading We love Longmont