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 Healthy Incentives Program (HIP) has far outpaced expectations, with SNAP recipients purchasing more than $2.5 million of fresh produce from local farmers between April and November, and earning an equal amount of incentives in the process. In the first seven months of HIP, 58,0...