Five Things: Some Produce-Related News
Also, a history walk and some barbecue.
1) Food for Free gets new executive director
Food for Free, a Cambridge-based organization that rescues food, mostly fruits and vegetables, that might go to waste, then supplies it to food programs in Somerville, Cambridge, Boston, Medford and Peabody, has a new executive director, according an announcement from the organization. Sasha Pupura, who's worked in the private sector as well as at non-profit organizations throughout Massachusetts, replaced former director, David Leslie, on July 2, according to the announcement.
2) Farmers Market at Council on Aging
The Somerville Council on Aging and Shape Up Somerville host a farmers market Thursdays at the Council on Aging building at 167 Holland St. The market provides affordable fresh produce to adults 55 and over. The market accepts WIC, SNAP, EBT and Farmers Market Coupons, and you get a 50 percent discount if you use one of those methods. The market is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
3) Boston Harbor and the War of 1812: a guided walking tour
The tour leaves at 2:30 p.m. from the Paul Revere Statue in the North End. Tickets are $6 for adults and $1.50 for children.
5) Weather and Red Sox
The Red Sox are off tonight. Today will be mostly sunny, with highs in the upper 80s.