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Advocacy Alert: HIP Needs Your Help Today

I’m posting today to share a letter from Martha, our director here at the Worcester Food Policy Council. If you haven’t done this already, could you please pick up the phone and call your senator today? It’s the best way to let them know that you care about healthy food access for all of our […]

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Federal Government Tackles Wasted Food

Wasted food is a big issue — an enormous one, really, when you consider that nearly half the food produced in the US goes to landfills. In a world where we’re frequently at odds with policy proposals coming out of Washington, this release from the EPA was a rare bit of good news, so we’re […]

Action Alert - Worcester Food Policy Council

Help Support HIP Funding and Close the SNAP GAP

Sharing an important message from Worcester County Food Bank’s Director of Advocacy, Liz Sheehan-Castro. The full text of the letter is included below, but here are a few highlights: Please take the time TODAY to ask your representative to support two budget amendments: Fund the Healthy Incentives Program at $8.5 million. This is the amount […]