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Food Systems Reports
The Urgent Call for a U.S. National Food Strategy
This 2020 report calls for a coordinated, national policy-based approach to address food systems challenges in the United States—including food waste, food insecurity, farm labor issues, and threats to farm viability.
Massachusetts' Local Food System: Perspectives on Resilience and Recovery
This 2020 report follows up on the MA Food System Collaborative's Action Plan to examine the particular goals and challenges in the food recovery, food security, & food waste sectors right now.
Massachusetts Local Food Action Plan
Published by in 2015 by the MA Food System Collaborative, this plan is the result of a statewide planning process to address opportunities and challenges in our state's local food system. More than 1,500 food organizations and businesses in the MA contributed to the planning process.
Access their online resource here to find an interactive overview of recommendations.
Policy Briefs Addressing Food Access and Donations
Click any image to view the full brief.