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.
The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) has proposed composting regulations that, if adopted as written, would be detrimental to the sustainability of farms that rely on their composting operations for revenue or soil building/fertility as well as adaptation to climate change. Details about the proposed changes are here.