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This database contains categorized farm to institution resources relevant to New England, including COVID-19. Selection is guided by FINE's resource filter. Have one that we should include? Email us.

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2018 | USDA
The 2017 USDA Census of Agriculture report offers a comprehensive summary of agricultural activity for the United States and for each state. It Includes number of farms by size and type, inventory and values for crops and livestock, producer characteristics, and much more, including data on instituional markets. Here you will find reports, raw data, special studies, methodology, and more.
2019 | Health Care Without Harm
Hospitals throughout the nation are serving less meat and a plethora of gourmet plant-forward meals that would be could be found in the menu at a high-end, trendy restaurant. As Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York discovered, this strategy satisfies customer demand while meeting patient health and environmental goals. They are not alone. Fifty-eight percent of facilities in our network reduced the amount of meat they purchased for cafeteria and patient service, according to data from the most recent Practice Greenhealth Environmental Excellence Awards.
2019 | FINE
In 2019, FINE established a Sustainability Policy to guide planning efforts at the 2019 New England Farm to Institution Summit. The Policy addresses food and beverage, food waste, energy & transportation, and marketing & education.
2019 | FINE, Henry P. Kendall Foundation
The New England Food Vision Prize is set up to support ideas that result in greater procurement of regional food by institutions, more regional food on campus menus, and increased demand for regional food by students while on campus and beyond the campus as alumnae. Up to six awards of up to $250,000 each will be granted this year. Informational Webinar Farm to Institution New England (FINE) and the Henry P. Kendall Foundation teamed up to offer an informational webinar about this round of the prize to all who are interested. The webinar was held on Thursday, April 11th from 10 to 11 am ET.
2020 | The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)
The 2020 Sustainable Campus Index (SCI) recognizes top-performing colleges and universities overall by institution type and in 17 sustainability impact areas, as measured by the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS). STARS is a voluntary framework used by hundreds of colleges and universities to measure, report, and strengthen their contributions to global sustainability. The SCI also includes innovative and high-impact institutional highlights, and recognizes institutions with exceptional report accuracy and quality.
2020 | Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education
Undersigned on this document advocate for 5 principles for just COVID-19 relief and stimulus: 1) Health is the top priority, for all people, with no exceptions. 2) Provide economic relief directly to the people. 3) Rescue workers and communities, not corporate executives. 4) Make a down payment on a regenerative economy, while preventing future crises. 5) Protect our democratic process while protecting each other.