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. The organization I volunteered for was the Longmont Food Rescue. My volunteering activities included researching Longmont’s SustainabilityContinue reading Learning through Volunteering
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 March 18, 2018, Maddie will be hosting the Produce in the Park March editionContinue reading Volunteer Spotlight
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!