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

Response, Recovery and Resilience in the MA Local Food System: a Discussion Series

This has been a turbulent year for Massachusetts’ local food system. Organizations and businesses have had to adapt their programs, address changing needs, and continue to operate safely in response to COVID-19. There has been a resurgence of energy in the Movement for Black Lives, as the pandemic disproportionately impacted communities of color. 



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Tools for food system advocates.

About Us

Background on the MA Food System Collaborative.