5 Food Policy Trends to Watch in 2019

2018 was a year for the books. We watched the administration roll back rules that protect the environment, support small farms, address food insecurity and encourage food sovereignty. Food policy advocates spent much of the year putting out dumpster fires — challenging new rules around work requirements, so-called “Harvest Boxes” and immigration. In the midst […]

A brightly colored photo of canned produce in glass jars. Superimposed text reads SNAP and Health - Food Is Medicine. The Worcester Food Policy Council is in the lower right corner.

SNAP and Health – Food Is Medicine

SNAP and Health – Intricately Intertwined Over the past week, we’ve spent some time reading the December 2017 report from the Food Research and Action Center, Hunger & Health: The Impact of Poverty, Food Insecurity and Poor Nutrition on Health & Wellbeing.  The findings are eye-opening – or, more to the point, they confirm what […]