Today’s Solutions: May 25, 2024

Community fridges are thriving

Community fridges are thriving in the age of Covid

In June, we published a story about the emergence of community fridges around New York City. The premise is simple: community members store food in a publicly-accessible fridge, and anyone can come and take what they want and leave what they don’t. The people who came up with this grassroots Read More...

Community fridges are popping

Community fridges are popping up in New York to solve local food insecurity

In early February, Thadeaus Umpster found a free refrigerator on Craigslist. He intended to use the glass-door fridge, the kind you might find in a supermarket, to store donations for the weekly food share he helps run in Herbert Von King Park in Brooklyn. Just one problem: When he brought it Read More...