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Massachusetts Food System: Policy and Practice - Community investments to catalyze system change

October 18th, 2019
11:30AM to 2:00PM
The Sudbury Foundation, 326 Concord Rd, Sudbury, MA 01776
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The food system – every element of food production, processing, marketing, and consumption – touches everyone who eats. It also connects issues like the environment, land use, the economy, equity, public health, and education. As community-based and statewide nonprofits innovate, educate, and advocate toward a sustainable and equitable food system, they are addressing all of these issues and more, creating networks that are transforming how Massachusetts interacts with food.

Join us for a panel presentation! Discussion speakers will include statewide and community leaders, funders who have invested in these efforts, and others.

Voices from the Field:

Winton Pitcoff, Director, MA Food System Collaborative - Moderator

State Rep. Hannah Kane (Shrewsbury)

Ashley Stanley, Executive Director, Lovin’ Spoonfuls

Doug Wolcik, Farm Manager, Gaining Ground

Jessica Wilson, Development Director, Mill City Grows 


Ruth Goldman, Program Officer, Merck Family Fund - Moderator

Christine James, Executive Director, John Merck Fund

Caroline Murphy, Program Director, Foundation for MetroWest

Rebecca Gallo, Program Officer, MetroWest Health Foundation


Hosted by the Foundation for MetroWest, MetroWest Health Foundation, Middlesex Savings Bank Charitable Foundation, Philanthropy Massachusetts, and Sudbury Foundation. 

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Lunch will be provided.

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