Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group

The Region's Food and Farm Network

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The National Farm to School Network

The Northeast Region's Food and Farm Network
12 States
500+ Organizations
Collaborating for Change
 

Upcoming Events

Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts - 99 Bishop Allen Drive, Suite 100, Cambridge, MA 02139 • June 30, 2016
6:30pm to 8:30pm

Join this interactive discussion with local business leaders, led by members of the Food Solutions New England network's Core Team.

SUNY Buffalo, Buffalo, NY •
July 8, 2016 (All day) to July 10, 2016 (All day)

CommonBound will bring together hundreds of leaders and organizations from across North America for an international conference on visionary strategies for achieving deep systemic change.

Olympia, WA •
July 20, 2016 12:00am to July 24, 2016 2:00pm

The 2016 Rooted in Community Youth Summit is hosted by RIC in partnership with GRuB, the NW Native Plants and Foods Collective, the Nisqually Tribe, and other fabulous youth & food justice organizations.

Vermont State House Lawn, Montpelier • August 10, 2016
10:00am to 2:00pm

Come celebrate Vermont Agriculture at the 2nd Buy Local Market!

UMass at Amherst, Amherst, MA •
August 12, 2016 (All day) to August 14, 2016 (All day)

Join 1200 people for a three-day celebration of the organic movement. Immerse yourself in a community of like-minded practitioners and curious learners eager to share their inspiration and ideas for organic food, farming, health, activism, and beyond.

Updates from the Field

May 26, 2016

Last week the Senate Appropriations Committee passed their funding bill for USDA and FDA. Read what's in store for sustainable farm and food system priorities.

May 25, 2016

The House Education and Workforce Committee passed the 2016 Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act amidst advocate and lawmaker concerns.

May 16, 2016

RMA announced $8.7 million in cooperative agreements funds for projects that improve underserved farmers' access to risk management tools.

May 11, 2016

A report-back from our friends at the Organic Farming Research Foundation