Month: August 2014

Call for volunteers!

The Franklin Food Pantry is looking for volunteers to stock shelves Monday through Friday 12 pm to 2 pm.  Physical requirements include lifting up to 50 lbs. and carrying product up and down stairs.  We are also looking for volunteers Tuesday through Friday from 9 AM to noon to work with the clients at the… Read more »



Pickling history and an Akin Bak special

The Mass Outdoors blog has a good article on pickling. Looking for an easy way to preserve the delicious produce you bought during Farmer’s Market Week? Read more on the history of pickling.  Served crispy as an appetizer or spicy as a snack, pickled green beans, more commonly known as “Dilly Beans”, can even be… Read more »



Kids Garden News – August 2014

Unsubscribe  |  View in Browser Plan Ahead: The Fall Garden Plan ahead for an edible fall garden. Learn more about planting cool-season vegetables at your school… Read more » Advertisements (Click to advertise here.) Pressing Flowers: What’s Growing in Your Backyard? Encourage a sense of wonder in young scientists at home by going on a… Read more »



Mobile food pantries hit the road

As announced earlier, the Boston Globe gets to talking about the mobile pantry that the Franklin Food Pantry has started. In a move to serve residents who otherwise have difficulty accessing its services, the Franklin Food Pantry has launched a delivery service to provide assistance where its clients live and gather.  Last month, the private,… Read more »