Freegans employ alternative strategies for living based on limited participation in the conventional economy and minimal consumption of resources. We embrace community, generosity, social concern, freedom, cooperation, and sharing; in opposition to a society based on materialism, moral apathy, competition, conformity, and greed.

Please join us for biweekly food-rescue missions and other actions to reclaim discarded consumer goods and build community in Uptown Manhattan.

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Recent Meetups

  • 6 days ago · 8:30 PM

    Food Rescue Mission in Washington Heights

    2 freegans

    We'll meet at Word Up Books for a short orientation and to meet/greet our fellow freegans. Then we'll begin the food rescue mission *promptly* at 9p (the book store... Learn more
  • July 9 · 8:30 PM

    Organizing Meeting & Food Rescue

    2 freegans

    Anyone who considers him or herself a freegan or just wants to get involved in this community effort - we'd love to have your voice in the conversation, as we determine... Learn more
  • May 7 · 8:30 PM

    Organizing Meeting & Food Rescue

    3 freegans

    *** Normally we meet on 2nd and 4th Wednesdays, but I plan to be out of town on May 14th. So we'll meet on MAY 7TH instead (without any other leaders or apprentices to... Learn more
  • April 23 · 8:30 PM

    Food Rescue Mission in Washington Heights

    2 freegans

    We'll meet at Word Up Books for a short orientation and to meet/greet our fellow freegans. Then we'll begin the food rescue mission *promptly* at 9p (the book store... Learn more
  • April 9 · 8:30 PM

    Organizing Meeting & Food Rescue

    2 freegans

    Anyone who considers him or herself a freegan or just wants to get involved in this community effort - we'd love to have your voice in the conversation, as we determine... Learn more
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Founded Jan 30, 2013
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