A Summary of “Innovations in Local Food Enterprise”

By FALPC Intern, Kristina Kalolo The Wallace Center recently released a report detailing “market-based, consumer-driven solutions for overcoming difficult food access and food equity issues.” Based on research from the Healthy Urban Food Enterprise Development (HUFED) Center and numerous innovative projects people are implementing across the United States. The following is a summary of the […]

“An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure”

By FALPC Intern, Kristina Kalolo The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) recently released, The $11 Trillion Reward an article that argues for “how simple dietary changes can save lives and money, and how we get there”. They contend that the simple and painless solution of increasing daily fruit and vegetable servings is the way to […]

Seasonal Summer Eating in MA

Eating seasonally means buying less expensive, more nutritious fruits and vegetables that have significantly less impact on the environment. Some ways to ensure that you are eating local, seasonal, and fresh foods are to get involved in Worcester’s CSAs, community gardens, and farmer’s markets (The Local Food Guide to Worcester is a great way to find […]