March 9, 2016

Freedge Yourself!

Start a community fridge in your neighborhood!



Learn about the liability myth, what types of food you can share and permit requirements in your state.


Join our Slack Group and talk to other freedge hosts and enthusiasts!

Special Guide: Looking for a freedge Host

Suggested Food Safety Protocol

Special Guide: Beware of the Liability Myth

Special Guide: Dealing with Health Inspectors


Build a community fridge with LEDs!

Wooden Shelter template (made for @sacfridge4all)


Do you need financial help to set up your fridge? Get in touch with us or fill this form and apply for a freedge micro-grant!

Update: We are struggling with the number of applications and trying to get funds for everybody so our response might take a while, but we will get back to you!

Flyer for potential locations:

Ideal to be distributed when looking for potential hosts in your town (Print it using both sides of the paper and fold it in the middle.)


Create a monitoring system for your freedge, with cameras and sensors!


Build a solar-powered freedge!


 Download the “Freedge Yourself” guide below (2017):

Download examples of information posters, flyers and magnets for your freedge:

Do you already have an operating community fridge? Fill this form and put yourself on the freedge map!

More Resources:

Check out this quick guide prepared by the Bratislava FREEdge team. They also made some fancy printables you can use!

Hubbub UK also prepared a pretty awesome guide on how to start a community fridge. To request a copy of it or to ask for further information and resources, please contact .


Prueba esta guía realizada por Nevera Solidaria de España


Quer criar uma geladeira comunitária no seu bairro? Encontre recursos em Português  na página Freedge-se.