Will be a full-service, community- and worker-owned grocery store located close to downtown Amherst and on a bus line. The store will feature local, sustainably grown, organic and conventional produce, meats, and dairy products, as well as a community space for socializing, meetings and events.
Listen to audio archives of this local radio show (running 2005 to present). Type "Farm to Fork on Valley Free Radio" in the blank field of Internet Archive. Also here: https://spinitron.com/WXOJ/show/113670/Farm-to-Fork
Empowers children, youth and families to make smart food choices, and to work together across race, class and difference, improving their communities through school gardens, food celebrations, and caring for the land.
Nutrition media company which tours the nation's schools and special events using the power of live theater and interactive resources to turn kids on to healthy eating and exercise habits. Based in Hatfield, MA.
The Collaborative's work focuses on the four main goals of the Plan:
Increase production, sales and consumption of Massachusetts-grown foods.
Create jobs and economic opportunity in food, farming and fishing, and improve the wages and skills of food system workers.
Protect the land and water needed to produce food, maximize environmental benefits from agriculture and fishing, and ensure food safety.
Reduce hunger and food insecurity, increase the availability of healthy food to all residents, and reduce food waste.
A regional network of member organizations and individuals working together to create a more sustainable and secure regional food system -- one that is economically viable, environmentally sound and socially just and produces safe and healthful food. We w
A broad-based network that builds mutually beneficial partnerships to promote a sustainable, just, regenerative future for our region. We bring our vision into being through collaborative support and action on specific projects in service to our community
A nonprofit organization that provides people of all ages with the inspiration and practical tools to use renewable energy and grow food in their communities. Based at Seeds of Solidarity Farm which runs on alternative energy.