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Gleaning Row Crops at Boston Area Gleaners

12.11.2020 in Row Crops

The majority of Boston Area Gleaners’ volunteer work is gleaning row crops in farmers’ fields. When managing groups in the field, the main priorities are ensuring that everyone is informed and engaged, maintaining the safety of volunteers and the land, and keeping the task running as efficiently as possible to maximize the harvest.

Running Group Trips at Boston Area Gleaners

12.11.2020 in Volunteer Relations

• Extending gratitude for the farm’s commitment to reducing food waste and increasing food access

• Citing the total amount donated by partners, in pounds & servings, and telling a story of where the produce went—with testimonials from partner agencies

• A rundown of the donation totals for the particular farmer. This is an official tax document and must include key language and data. Annual copies of this documentation are saved in the shared “Operations” folder on the BAG server.

Boston Area Gleaners

11.11.2020 in Current Host Sites (National)

Site Information Website: bostonareagleaners.org Email Address: admin@bostonareagleaners .org Location: 240 Beaver St.Waltham, MA 02452 Image Credit: Michael Piazza Boston Area Gleaners Boston Area Gleaners (BAG) was founded in 2004 as a small group of volunteers committed to bridging a critical gap in our food system—between…