Farm to Institution in Massachussetts

Organizations

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

National Farm to School Northeast Regional Steering Committee
Seeds of Solidarity Education Center
Farm to Preschool and Families
Real Food Challenge


Funders

Claneil Foundation, Mass. Dept. of Agricultural Resources, Next Door Fund, Project Bread, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation, Massachusetts Society for Promoting Agriculture, Partners for a Healthier Community, USDA Specialty Crops


Highlights

  • More than half of the students at public schools in Massachusetts get to eat locally grown foods 
  • More than 80 private schools and colleges preferencially purchase locally grown food 
  • Over 110 farms across the state sell their products, including fruit, vegetables, meat, eggs, dairy, wheat, honey, and maple syrup directly to one or more institution

Contacts

Farm to School 

Simca Horwitz, Massachusetts Farm to School  
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Farm to College 

Riley Neugebauer, Farm to College Project Manager, Farm to Institution New England  
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Farm to Health Care

Jen Obadia, Healthy Food in Health Care Regional Director, Health Care Without Harm  
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