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

2018 Budget Signed: Good news for HIP, other food system priorities

Governor Baker has signed the FY2019 budget.

The budget includes $4 million for the Healthy Incentives Program (HIP), which doubles SNAP households’ purchases of fresh produce when they buy it directly from farmers. This prog...



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Tools for food system advocates.

About Us

Background on the MA Food System Collaborative.