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The fruits and veggies served to the homeless residents of Boston’s Pine Street Inn are usually grocery store cast-offs. But the Cambridge nonprofit Food For Free is now growing produce at a Lincoln farm specifically for the Pine Street Inn, which means copious quantities of kale, beets, and other fresh veggies for shelter guests.

Jonathan Hayden, field manager for Lindentree Farm and farm manager for Food For Free, harvests produce at Lindentree Farm specifically for the Pine Street Inn, which is allowing homeless patrons to regularly eat high-quality fresh vegetables. (Suzanne Kreiter/Globe Staff)