NJ Advocates Win Round 1 on Farm Bill

In February, 20 or so NJ farmers, anti-hunger advocates, ag activists and enviromentalists gathered to discuss the Farm Bill which is due to be renewed this year. Working to build a coalition that can speak to what NJ needs from this bill, which funds...


Let’s Talk About Food Policy in NJ

The local food movement is one of the most active of current civil engagement social movements. Yet, in New Jersey, there is little or no collaborative, organized effort to affect food and farming policies, legislation or regulations that promote the health of our...

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Foodshed Alliance Publishes Regional Foodshed Resiliency Plan

The Foodshed Alliance has completed a year-long assessment of the northern New Jersey food system that included the counties of Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris, Passaic, Sussex and Warren. The study included identifying the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats to the local food system. This result is the Regional Foodshed Resiliency Plan. The plan includes goals for strengthening the food system, and outlines the creation of an implementation plan.