Hunger Relief

Providing Healthy, Fresh Produce to Those in Need

In 2023, Land's Sake donated over 51,000 lbs of fresh produce to those in need

Each year, Land's Sake Farm donates 30% of our crops to local hunger relief organizations, who distribute our fresh produce where it's needed most: food pantries, shelters, and nutrition/cooking education and food access programs. Our partner hunger relief agencies ensure that our fresh produce gets into the hands of people who would otherwise have difficulty accessing or affording healthy food. We are proud to harvest and pack hundreds of pounds of quality vegetables for pickup by our partners every week: Food for FreeLovin’ Spoonfuls Food RescueBoston Area GleanersRosie's Place, St. Julia's Parish, the Newton Food Pantry, and the Weston Council on Aging.

Charitable food donation is fundamental to Land’s Sake’s history. In the 1970s, Weston’s Youth Office funded Green Power Farm, and began growing food for lower income families. In 1991, Green Power Farm came under the auspices of Land’s Sake, and Weston’s Conservation Commission formally established a hunger relief program, under which the WCC annually contracts a local farm to grow and locally donate $25,000 of produce, and conduct educational programming.


2024 Hunger Relief Partners

Our hunger relief program is made possible thanks to the support of our sponsors. To become a 2024 sponsor contact Debbie Pullen, Development Manager, at


How You Can Help

Where your Hunger Relief Donations go....

  • $500:  Two weeks of food donated to Food for Free
  • $250: One weekly pickup by Lovin' Spoonfuls, which donates to those in need throughout the Boston metro area.
  • $100 - Fresh early season greens for the Bristol Lodge (family homeless shelter)
  •  $30 - One week of vegetables and flowers for a low income Weston Senior couple

Thank you for your support, and for helping other families to experience the nutritious benefits of farm fresh, local food.

For more information on our Hunger Relief program, please contact Brenda: 

As the contracted grower for the Town of Weston, Land's Sake Farm starts each season by donating 15,000 pounds of produce to reach a goal of $25,000 -- but we don't stop there. As farm production ramps up, so do our donations. In the past several years we have donated the following to our partners:


We collaborate with local hunger relief partners to ensure that produce reaches those who need it.


We donate 30% of the fresh produce we grow to those in need every year.


Produce Value in Dollar Amounts Donated Over the Past Several Years:












Food Insecurity vs. Hunger Relief

"The terms hunger relief and food insecurity are often used interchangeable, though they are recognized as distinct concepts. "Hunger" refers to a physical sensation that most of us may be familiar with, a sensation that can be fixed by grabbing a snack. For folks that are food insecure, they experience the sensations of hunger accompanied by the lack of resources and access to not only healthy, nutritious food, but also, food that meets their dietary needs and cultural preferences. Food insecurity is often influenced and made complicated by one's surrounding conditions - employment, income, housing, race/ethnicity, and disability." - Project Bread (Mar. 19)

Helping People Access Food with Dignity

"Food insecurity is disproportionately experienced by people of color, immigrant families, and those with fewer economic means. It feeds into the cycle of poverty, perpetuating the generational pattern of hunger and the inequities that go with it." -Project Bread website