2018 was a busy year — and not an easy one. A look back at our blog over the past year shows a slew of Action Alerts, where we called on you to help us push some important issue to the forefront and help pass — or prevent — food policies that would affect some […]
If we don’t get out there and talk about what’s important to Worcester’s neighborhoods and residents, the folks who make the decisions will be listening to a room full of people who think improving food access means allowing food trucks to sell on Worcester Common.
Jeremiah’s Inn is a model social recovery program for men in Worcester. The Inn also operates a food pantry for eligible families within its service area (zip codes 01610, 01602 and 01603. In 2012, Jeremiah’s Inn provided food assistance to nearly 6,000 households, representing more than 13,000 individuals – 30% of them under the age […]
By FALPC Intern, Jacquelyn Burmeister Visiting one of the REC Farmers Market in Worcester, you may notice something distinctive about the YouthGROW farm stand. Besides being manned by mostly youth, they are one of the few places in the market that offers something apart from the raw produce that their farm yields. Next to the […]
Learn more about the new food and active living policies that have passed this year!