Housing Equity Panel hosted by HIC: Wednesday, April 28

Join the Health Improvement Collaborative of Southeastern Connecticut for our 2021 Panel Series on the impact of racism on our health, education, housing, and food system. The third panel about Hosuing Equity is on Wednesday, April 28th @ 7pm and features multiple panelists, organized by our intern Makeeda! Please register using this link. Bring a friend and we’llContinue reading “Housing Equity Panel hosted by HIC: Wednesday, April 28”

Annual Spring Plant Sale: April 24th!

Save the date for our annual spring plant sale! We will be selling locally and organically grown plant sprouts at our Mercer St garden on Saturday, April 24th from 10am until noon. Sign up HERE for your shopping time. For everyone’s safety, we will be limiting the number of shoppers to 20 at a time. AllContinue reading “Annual Spring Plant Sale: April 24th!”

Saturday Work Days Begin April 10th!

We will be hosting regular volunteer work days starting this Saturday, April 10th from 10am-12pm at Mercer St. Sign up to volunteer with us this weekend here. We will be seeding, building beds and preparing for our spring plant sale. Must wear a mask and maintain safe distancing for public health and safety! Location mayContinue reading “Saturday Work Days Begin April 10th!”

¿Qué está pasando en FRESH? What’s Happening at FRESH?

Para registrarte para una parcela, haz un clic aquí. Disponibles en los jardines de Mercer St, MacDonald Park y Ledyard St. Para registrarte para las cajas de comida, haz un clic aquí. Si vivas en New London y está una parte de una familia de ingresos bajos, puedes calificar para tarifa reducida- haz un clicContinue reading “¿Qué está pasando en FRESH? What’s Happening at FRESH?”

This Wednesday at 7! Education Equity Panel hosted by HIC

Join the Health Improvement Collaborative of Southeastern Connecticut for our 2021 Panel Series on the impact of racism on our health, education, housing, and food system. The second panel about Education Equity is on March 24 @ 7pm and features multiple panelists, organized by our intern Makeeda! Please register using this link. Bring a friend and we’ll seeContinue reading “This Wednesday at 7! Education Equity Panel hosted by HIC”

FRESH is hiring a Farm and Project Manager!

Apply here! Overview FRESH New London builds momentum for food system change through local agriculture and youth empowerment in New London, CT. We use food to connect to the community, engage in self- and community healing, encourage leadership, inspire stewardship and incite change. Our work spans three different program areas that are strongest when theyContinue reading “FRESH is hiring a Farm and Project Manager!”

FRESH celebrates Black History Month

Happy Black History Month! FRESH recognizes that food justice cannot happen without racial justice in the United States. Learn more about Black farms in Connecticut and what you can do in New London to contribute to justice: Black landownership in the US has actually fallen since the early 20th century: “In 1910, at the heightContinue reading “FRESH celebrates Black History Month”

Racism as a Public Health issue: Wednesday, February 24th at 7pm

Join the Health Improvement Collaborative of Southeastern Connecticut for our 2021 Panel Series on the impact of racism on our health, education, housing, and food system. Our first panel is on February 24 @ 7pm and features Dr. Tekisha Everette and Sharon Lewis, organized by our intern Makeeda! Register using this link. Bring a friendContinue reading “Racism as a Public Health issue: Wednesday, February 24th at 7pm”