Community Meeting Recap 1/31

Thanks to everyone who made it out to our community meeting last night!  We had a great crowd come out to hear Charlie McCabe, formerly of the Austin Parks Foundation and currently of the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy in Boston.  Charlie gave a great presentation that got us all inspired and excited about all the […]

Governor Patricks Transportation Plan

Yesterday, the Patrick Administration unveiled a bold vision for the future of transportation in the Commonwealth. “The Way Forward: A 21st Century Transportation Plan” calls for $1.02 billion in new revenue per year on average for the next ten years, and is expected to kick off a serious conversation about our transportation system over the […]

NOFA Winter Conference in Worcester

This past weekend was the annual Northeast Organic Farming Association (MA Chapter) Winter Conference at Worcester State University. The conference seemed to be a great success, drawing over 750 people from across MA and beyond.  Workshops and seminars cover topics covering all aspects of the food system, but mostly focused on the intricacies of production […]

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Community Meetings – NEW Quarterly Meeting Format!

The Council has always wrestled with the question of how to best involve the broader community in our work.  As a coalition with lots of organizations involved, there is so much going on and so many moving parts.  In the past our quarterly meetings focused on updating the group on all that was happening.  This […]

Welcome to the Blog!

Welcome to the blog of the Worcester Food & Active Living Policy Council!  Here we’ll share information and opinions on food and active living related news, events, policy, organizations, and more!  We hope to feature guest bloggers from local and state-level organizations on a regular basis, as well as feature exciting model policy work from […]