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Apply to our open positions!
The US wastes 35 million tons of food every year while 1 every 6 Americans is food-insecure.  If you are interested in joining the Brown chapter of one of the greatest collegiate non-profits, develop as well as execute strategies to help businesses reduce f...

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Oscar Dupuy d'Angeac - Special Events Coordinator Class:  2017 Spirit vegetable Eggplant. Definitely.  From New York. Concentrations Urban Studies, maybe Comp. Lit. Favorite activities:  Drawing, reading, some gee-tar... dumpster diving What are you looking...

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Izza Drury - Outreach Coordinator  Class: 16 Spirit vegetable: Ginger Root From: Vinalhaven, Maine Concentrations: Environmental Studies Favorite activities:  Playing Ultimate Frisbee, doing yoga and eating gnocchi.  What are you looking forward to gaining ...

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Meet Our New LT Staff!
We are so excited to announce our new volunteer coordinator and director of operations! Here's a little bit about each of them: Vicky (Zhu) - Volunteer Coordinator Class 2016 Spirit vegetable Carrot From Beijing, China Concentrations Applied Math- Economics...

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Make a big impact this school year!
We are looking for engaged and committed students to take action feeding people, not landfills! FRN recovers excess food from Brown University dining halls and events and distributes recoveries to shelters and meal sites throughout Rhode Island. There are c...

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Transitions and Positions
We are happy to announce that this semester we recovered a grand total of 7,324.4 pounds! For the first time, we will be operating for the summer months and recovering from the Ratty, the Blue Room, events on campus and Blue State Coffee and have almost 40 ...

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Meet our new Community Outreach Coordinator - Kearney M!
FRN @Brown is proud to announce its newest LT member and future Community Outreach Coordinator- Kearney M Here's a little more about her! Class: 2017 Spirit vegetable:  turnip From:  Bucks County, Pennsylvania  Possible concentrations: Public Health Favorit...

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Event Review: "Healthy Farms = Healthy People"
Food and Water Watch "Healthy Farms, Healthy Families Town Hall Forum" on April 3rd at the First Unitarian Church of Providence Healthy Farms = Healthy People by Charlotte Hacke Let's say you're sick. You've got bronchitis. So you go to the doctor, s/he giv...

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What I've Gleaned From Gleaning
(A belated but still relevant meditation on our gleaning trip last fall at Pippin Orchards). By Michelle Zheng, Special Events Coordinator  “I went on a gleaning trip this weekend!” “What? What did you clean?” “No, gleaning, with a G.” Most haven't gleaned ...

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Pay by the Minute Cafe
Last weekend, the spring semester team got together for our second ever orientation session. The majority of the meeting was spent discussing a great NY Times article addressing the issue of people going fast food restaurants, namely McDonald's, and staying...
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