Much of our role in a region that is renowned for its robust local food movement involves supporting and partnering with existing organizations to deliver or expand services in Northampton. These alliances are central to the long-term sustainability of our work to build a culture of resiliency in our food systems.
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As part of our commitment to make great, locally-produced food available to everyone in our community we are proud to be partnering with Crimson & Clover Farm and the Northampton Senior Center to deliver CISA’s discounted CSA share program for eligible seniors. Read More
Members of Grow Food Northampton, Montview Neighborhood Farm and a gathering of local citizens, helped to direct the Conway School of Landscape Design’s food security plan, Feed Northampton: First Steps Toward a Local Food System. Read More
How important is farming to our local economy? What can our community do to better support agriculture? Volunteers of Keep Farming aim to find out. GFN is serving in a leadership role to bring this agricultural planning process to Northampton.Read More
Grow Food Northampton recently joined the Forever Farmland Initiative that, with partners like the Kestrel Land Trust, the Trust for Public Land, and the Franklin Land Trust, is aggressively working to save farmland in western Massachusetts. Read More
This year, Grow Food Northampton teamed up with the wonderful folks at Tuesday Market to raise the $12,000 needed to continue the FoodStampsX2 program for the entire season. Thank you to our generous donors! The response was overwhelming and we quickly surpassed our goal for the 2011 season. Read More
GFN supported Fresh Wednesdays, an initiative of the Healthy Foods in Northampton Schools Coalition, by developing a survey to identify the food, nutrition, and local agriculture topics currently discussed in classrooms.Read More