May 2, 2022
The Collaborative works to build the capacity of local food system stakeholders to engage in state level policy to build a more sustainable, equitable, and resilient food system. Advocacy describes a broad range of activities; from sending an email or signing on to a group letter, to learning how to speak with legislators and meeting with them at the State House. Collaborative staff are available to craft customized policy advocacy trainings for staff or boards of community groups, nonprofit organizations, farmers, farmers’ markets, and other food system stakeholders.
Some examples of what a training could include are :