FRESH Crew and volunteers at the Broad Street snack beds.

Welcome to FRESH New London!

FRESH New London is a tiny but mighty food justice organization. We work through three buckets: Empowering Youth, Connecting Community and Growing Food to dismantle systemic oppression and build food sovereignty.

What’s New At FRESH?

2021 Dream Market

Dream Market
Saturdays, 4-7pm on Mercer St! Food, art and community!

Monthly HIC Panel

Our monthly panel on Racism as a Public Health issue will resume in the fall (September 29). Check back here for more information!

June HIC Panel: Food Justice (6/30)

Youth Program

Our summer youth program has begun! Four days a week, young people are planting, harvesting, and joining us to fight for food justice in our community!

Snack Beds Highlight: Ledyard St!

Look out for BIG collard greens, cucumbers, peppers, and other summer crops growing over at Ledyard St and other sites! And tomatoes are coming soon!

Remember to pick the produce, not the crop so that everyone can enjoy free food!

FRESH’s Three Buckets
Grace, a FRESH youth member and a Connecticut College student hold vegetables and FRESH merch at our Farmer's Market table, wearing masks for safety.

mission: for youth to gain leadership skills, work with a community and learn about food justice in New London

Chloe and a youth member plant seeds in snack beds.

mission: model and teach environmentally sustainable and small-scale cultivation as well as get food to people across New London

A large group FRESH youth and staff pose outside together.

mission: create authentic pathways for community engagement and make systemic change with partner organizations

Food Justice Corner

Food justice promotes a food system that is inclusive, community-led and participatory, without the exploitation of people, land, or the environment. It identifies and acts to remove the significant structural inequities that exist within our food and economic systems. Food justice activists seek to establish healthy, resilient communities with equitable access to nourishing and culturally appropriate food.  –Portland/Multnomah Food Policy Council

Earth Day 2021!

Happy Earth Day! Since this year’s theme is Restore Our Earth, regenerative agriculture is a key discussion topic. But what happens when centuries old practices become trendy and white-washed? We wanted to uplift two articles that focus on Black and Indigenous farmers who have been at the forefront of regenerative agriculture. Decolonizing Regenerative Agriculture: AnContinue reading “Earth Day 2021!”


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FRESH New London

Call us: 860-574-9006

Write to us: PO Box 285, New London, CT 06320