Massachusetts Food System Collaborative
Massachusetts Food System Collaborative

Urban Agriculture Coalition

The Collaborative organizes skill sharing and relationship building among urban agriculture stakeholders and organizations. This includes hosting an active listserv and regular skill share sessions on zoom.

One of the resources developed by and for the coalition is the MA Urban Agriculture Drive Folder, which includes notes and recordings from previous skill shares. The coalition holds skill shares on a regular basis and look forward to seeing you on zoom!

To join the coalition, or for more information please contact Emily Fidanza at [email protected]

Past Skill Share Examples

  • Organizational Development & Strategic Planning – Explored shared leadership models and strategic planning at two Urban Ag organizations, Mill City Grows and The Food Project.
  • Seed Ordering & Saving – Representatives from The Food Project and Urban Farming Institute shared about their experiences with seed ordering & saving.
  • Grant Programs – Reviewed requests for proposals, application process, questions & answers, and more to help prepare grant applications.
  • Youth Development – Discussed youth development models, meaningful youth employment, creating a sense of belonging, and more.

Funding for Urban Ag Organizations

Policy and Advocacy Resources for Urban Ag Organizations

Growing Resources for Urban Ag Organizations


 

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