Transforming New England's

Food System Together

Food Solutions New England (FSNE) is a regional, collaborative network organized to support the emergence and continued viability of a New England food system that is a resilient driver of healthy food for all, racial equity, sustainable farming and fishing, and thriving communities.

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4/16/19
Guest blog by Renee Brooks Catacalos, author of The Chesapeake Table, Your Guide to Eating Local When I took over Edible Chesapeake magazine in 2006, I made a conscious decision to include my photo with the publisher’s letter each quarter. I wanted to be recognizable, and not just because I’ve always dreamt of being a minor local celebrity. Frankly, I knew that sustainable agriculture was an
4/5/19
Our food system is built on stolen land and exploited labor. Here’s what we can do to fix it. Guest blog by Leah Penniman of Soul Fire Farm in Grafton, New York. Racism is built into the DNA of the United States’ food system. It began with the genocidal theft of land from First Nations people, and continued with the kidnapping of my ancestors from the shores of West Africa. Under the brutality of
2/26/19
Unlocking Our Food Systems Change Capacity: A Network Leadership Retreat May 7-10, 2019 University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire Are you a local, regional, or national network leader looking to increase systems-level collaboration for food systems change? Eager to connect with fellow network leaders, learn new skills, and challenge old ways of thinking? Then join the Wallace Center’s
1/15/19
This article was originally published on TuftsNow. By Laura Ferguson January 15, 2019 Tufts, Harvard, and Boston College are coming together to support sustainable regional agriculture by investing in New England farms that can help them provide fresh, seasonable vegetables in their dining halls throughout the academic year. The three schools, all of which operate independent dining services,
10/12/18
Editor's Note: Now, in October, we are at the midpoint between the 2018 and 2019 Racial Equity Challenges. Food Solutions New England has been organizing this challenge for four years as an engagement project across food system networks. Though originally intended for our own regional New England network, the Challenge has stretched its wings out over all of the US; this past year we had more

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