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Eastie Farm

Grow Food, Build Community

EAST BOSTON, MA   |  https://eastiefarm.com/

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Mission

Eastie Farm pursues climate justice, food security, and community resilience through urban agriculture, education, and the building of an equitable local food system.

Ruling year info

2016

Executive Director

Kannan Thiruvengadam

Main address

213 WEBSTER ST APT 2

EAST BOSTON, MA 02128 USA

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EIN

47-5540982

NTEE code info

Other Food, Agriculture, and Nutrition N.E.C. (K99)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Programs and results

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Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Produce For People

Eastie Farm’s Produce For People program aims to alleviate food insecurity, support the local economy, and build a healthier food system. In the next five years, we plan to establish the foundation for a food-secure East Boston by expanding our affordable CSA program and food-aid outreach.

Population(s) Served
Ethnic and racial groups
Families
Economically disadvantaged people
Immigrants and migrants
Farmers

Where we work

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Number of Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) participants

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

Our CSA includes three tiers of financial support: free, subsidized, and market rate. The revenue generated from market rate subscriptions furnishing free and subsidized subscriptions.

Number of volunteers

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Type of Metric

Input - describing resources we use

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

COVID years dramatically decreased regular activities, but our food distributions were supported greatly from volunteer efforts. All three of our main program areas encourage volunteer involvement.

Number of free produce bags distributed

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

This is separate from the free and subsidized CSA bags we distribute seasonally

Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Financials

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Eastie Farm

Board of directors
as of 07/20/2023
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Nadia Salim

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 7/20/2023

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Asian/Asian American
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or other sexual orientations in the LGBTQIA+ community
Disability status
Person without a disability

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