The ActFRESH Campaign & Transportation Reform

Every resident of Massachusetts deserves the opportunities that come with a healthy neighborhood: good schools with healthy food and physical activity, safe places that promote walking and biking, affordable grocery stores, healthy housing, and clean air and water. These are some of the “fresh environments that support health” that inspire our name: Act FRESH. Unfortunately, […]

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 […]