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July 1, 2014

Lobby Day

As a Young Adult Volunteer in Boston I have gotten to do a lot of cool things: working with some amazing organizations, non-profits, and farms; going to movie showings and panel discussions on a regular basis; and learning how to make things like applesauce, noodles, and chicken stock from scratch. Working with Bread for the World and getting to participate in and help with Lobby Day, AKA the happiest and most chaotic day of the year for Bread staffers, was probably the coolest.

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May 29, 2014

Homemade

The Food Justice Young Adult Volunteers in Boston have been doing things the old-fashioned way this year and have been making things at home that we would normally buy at the store—and for a lot more money.  This comes partly from our commitment to simple living, partly from our passion for food justice and creation care, and mostly because we’re volunteers living on small monthly stipends and don’t have a lot of money.  So far we have experimented with growing our own produce, freezing and preserving produce from our CSA or local farmers markets, baking bread from ...

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April 2, 2014

Thanks to God and the State of Massachusetts

This probably seems like two random things together, God and Massachusetts, but this is something that we frequently say at the Boston YAV house, especially about food. 

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February 26, 2014

Choice: Freedom or Manipulation

Junk Food Awareness Day

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