Officially “Awesome.”

Amazing!  We at BR-A-CE are pleased to announce our in-the-works Mobile Farm Stand project has been awarded a grant from the Awesome Foundation, the Boston-born philanthropists who give, in their own words, “a micro-genius grant for flashes of micro-brilliance.”  BR-A-CE is extra-specially honored to be recognized a second time by the Awesome Foundation – our […]

Wheeling & Tweaking: BR-A-CE First Fundraiser a Success!

We held BR-A-CE’s first official fundraiser this past Saturday, a bike and stroller tune-up for donations.  The venue was on the outskirts of Harvard Square, and though it was overcast, it was a pleasant enough day for our volunteer bike mechanics to set up right on the brick sidewalks. We wound up recruiting enough cyclists in […]

Meeting Mattapan

This past Saturday was a really exciting day for us BR-A-CE folk – we got to meet with the staff of Mattapan Food & Fitness Coalition and, more importantly, their youth group, Vigorous Youth, to discuss further logistics and design ideas for the Mattapan Mobile Farm Stand project.  We met in Mattapan at the public […]

Farmers & Tinkerers

Hansy and I met with Brookwood Community Farm farmers two weeks back about the mobile farm stand – to work through some preliminary design ideas, but mostly to ask lots and lots of questions about market-day logistics. Though everyone is open to ideas about alternative vending and mobility, these are the folks who are going […]

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