Events & Outreach


2017 Friends of Lovin’ Spoonfuls Launch Party!
April 27, 2017, 6pm – 9pm
Contour 19 @ Boston Design Center 

Join the Friends of Lovin’ Spoonfuls and Boston Common Magazine in an evening of art, delicious food + drink, and great music in the fabulous Contour19: a Pop Up Art Gallery at The Boston Design Center. Enjoy delicious food from celebrated Chef Alex Saenz of BISQ, craft brews from Peak, and fantastic wines from MS Walker! Sip on specialty cocktails, including a not-yet released ‘Bourbon’ Cold-Brew from Cask Force, while you peruse the gallery (which includes works from Jean-Michael Basquiat), as curated by local artist Franny Andahazy. Throughout the evening, sign-up as a member of our Friends group and learn about special events and offers exclusive to members. Hear more about our mission of food rescue and how Lovin’ Spoonfuls is impacting your community by feeding hungry people while protecting the environment! Get your tickets here!

Thirst Boston Presents State Lines
April 29, 2017, 6pm – 10pm
Innovation + Design Building

It’s a Thirst tradition to celebrate the best of New England by bringing distillers, brewers, and winemakers together with bartenders and enthusiasts for a big ol’ party. This year, State Lines takes place in the heart of Boston’s newest neighborhood for great ideas, at the The Innovation and Design Building – 25 Drydock Ave, 1st Floor. Bartenders from across the region will transform this vibrant space into a state fair in the city. Join us to enjoy spectacular skyline views while sipping on New England’s finest spirits, paired with carnival games and down-home fun. Tickets are $20 and include one cocktail as well as samples from distillers and purveyors. Additional food & beverage available for purchase, and don’t be shy: a portion of the proceeds benefit Lovin’ Spoonfuls! Get your tickets here!

Boston Lamb Jam
May 7, 2017, 3pm – 6pm
Royal Sonesta Hotel, Cambridge

To celebrate this year’s Boston Lamb Jam, join 6 of the area’s top BBQ chefs as they compete for the title of Lamb Jam Pitmaster! Don’t miss the opportunity to help crown a champion at this exclusive Lamb Jam BBQ Bash for 200 of the city’s most die hard fans of lamb—and BBQ! Joining the chefs will be local breweries, winemakers and a local distillery serving up tasty beverage pairings. Between bites, attendees can meet local shepherds, watch a butchering demo and enjoy live music. A portion of the events proceeds will benefit Lovin’ Spoonfuls. Get your tickets here! 


Reduce & Recover: Save Food for People
June 28 – 29, 2016
Harvard Law School

Our COO Lauren Palumbo presented on a panel about Innovations in Food Recovery at this conference held at Harvard University, which was presented by the Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic. In addition, Lauren presented during the Massachusetts DEP and Recycling Works Getting Started with Food Donation workshop which took place during the larger conference.