The Massachusetts Local Food Action Plan, completed in 2015, contains goals and recommendations for progress toward a sustainable and equitable food system.
The Collaborative's priorities for promoting, monitoring, and facilitating implementation of the Plan.
Examples of the MA food system in action, and how recommendations in the Plan can support the businesses and individuals who comprise the system – from farmers to consumers, and everyone in between.
Data from the first extensive survey of local food sales in the U.S. shows that Massachusetts farmers are national leaders in sales of food products directly to consumers.
Massachusetts ranks fifth nationally in direct to consumer sales from farms, with $136 million in sales in 2015 from fa...