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There are so many resources for learning more about food justice and our regional New England food system. This page will be updated regularly to showcase tangible ways you can increase your understanding of and impact on our food system.

Farm to Institution Summit
F2I Summit 2015 logoApril 7-9, 2015
UMass Amherst, Amherst, MA
The 2015 Farm to Institution Summit will bring together leaders who are working to increase the amount of local and regional food served in schools, colleges and health care facilities.
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Putting A New England Food Vision to Work
A New England Food Vision coverA Food Solutions New England Webinar
Tuesday, March 17, 12 - 1 pm

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A New England Food Vision is a collaborative report that considers the future of our region: a future in which food nourishes a social, economic, and environmental landscape that supports a high quality of life for everyone, including generations to come. Join us for a webinar to learn about the Vision, its bold goal for New England to produce at least 50% of clean, fair, just, and accessible food for all New Englanders by 2060, and how the Vision is being used in communities across the region.

  • Learn about the Vision and what it means for the region and communities
  • Hear about ways that the Vision is being used by communities, organizations, and states
  • Discover ways to continue collaboration toward a sustainable food future for all

Featured presenters for this webinar include Courtney Bourns, Henry P. Kendall Foundation, Joanne Burke, UNH Sustainability Institute, UNH College of Life Sciences & Agriculture, Brian Donahue, Brandeis University, Tom Kelly, UNH Sustainability Institute, and Karen Spiller, KAS Consulting.

21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge

Food Solutions New England is committed to addressing structural racism in our food system. We believe that we cannot talk about and work for sustainability, food security, and economic prosperity in our region without facing the realities of discrimination and social inequity.

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Harvest New England Agricultural Marketing Conference and Trade Show
Harvest New England logoHarvest New England is a cooperative marketing program created by New England’s State Departments of Agriculture in 1992. It sponsors this regional conference every two years

Wednesday & Thursday, February 25 and 26

Sturbridge, MA 

The full conference agenda, schedule, registration, and trade show information can be found on the conference website.

Your comment counts!

Get informed and take action on the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)'s Produce Safety Rule and Preventive Controls Rule. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is asking for feedback from farmers and consumers before the rules are finalized. We have the chance to fix FSMA so that the rules support a healthier and more just, sustainable food system.

The National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition's guidelines for consumers and farmers to submit comments can be found here.


Featured image courtesy of Red Fire Farm.