The Plan

Massachusetts Local Food Action Plan

The Massachusetts Local Food Action Plan, completed in 2015, contains goals and recommendations for progress toward a sustainable and equitable food system.


Initiatives of the Collaborative

The Collaborative's priorities for promoting, monitoring, and facilitating implementation of the Plan.


The people who make up our food system

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.

What's New

MA Farmers National Leaders in Local Sales

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...



Updates on policy, programs, and perspectives from the MA food system.


Tools for food system advocates.

About Us

Background on the MA Food System Collaborative.