National Farm to School Network – Northeast Regional Steering Committee
The Massachusetts Farm to School Project is a founding member of both the National Farm to School Network and its Northeast Regional Steering Committee. A part-time staff person fields calls, makes referrals to appropriate state programs, works with media and policy makers, and acts as our conduit to the National Network. Members from all the New England states and New York meet monthly to discuss farm to school-specific issues and to plan educational events and pilot projects. For instance, Farm to Institution New England (FINE) began as an initiative of the Regional Steering Committee.
Farm to Institution New England
Massachusetts Farm to School Project is a founding member of Farm to Institution New England (FINE). FINE is a six-state collaboration working to strengthen our regional food system by increasing the demand and use of New England food by New England institutions such as schools, government, corporations, hospitals, and colleges. FINE has strong roots in the National Farm to School Network and we are actively forging connections with many other organizations, agencies, businesses, and funders with similar goals. FINE partners are working to conduct research, pilot projects, and collaborative strategies related to critical elements of the regional food supply chain, including production, processing, distribution, and food service.
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