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Massachusetts Local Food Action Plan

Touch the Soil News #269 What started as the “organic” food movement of several decades ago has evolved far beyond organics. The food landscape is shaping up to be a key “proving ground” for social activism and re-designing economics. Over the last two years, with funding from the Commonwealth (State) of Massachusetts and a half dozen foundation funds, a game-changing study was just finished. Some150 people of diverse education and experience worked up a 424 page document designed to transform food in Massachusetts. Called the Massachusetts Local Food Action Plan, this study is set to become the policy and action guide for the entire food and farming sector in the…

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