Author: Jacquelyn Richard

Newhall Fields Brings Fresh Food to the Community of Peabody

BY TRÉA LAVERY| ITEM LIVE | May 14, 2021 PEABODY — Tucked behind the homes and businesses on busy Lynn Street lie two acres of ground that feed people throughout the community. These two acres are tended by the volunteers that run Newhall Fields Community Farm (NFCF), a nonprofit that focuses on environmental education and addressing food […]

Growing Connections & Growing Community

A partnership between a community farm and a local food pantry brings fresh food to the North Shore’s most vulnerable By Marni Berliner When Newhall Fields Community Farm was getting started in 2019, its director, Jeannette McGinn, approached local food bank Haven from Hunger to discuss a potential partnership.The partnership was a natural fit for […]