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Meet Our New Manager

Meet Our New Manager

With the MA legislature working on our state’s budget, annual food drives, the new Food Hub and the start of farmers market season, it’s been a couple of  crazy busy months here at the Worcester Food Policy Council – so busy that we haven’t even had a chance to formally announce a couple of pretty … Continue reading

Who Decides What Your Kids Have for Lunch?

Who Decides What Your Kids Have for Lunch?

In January, the Senate Agriculture Committee unanimously voted the 2016 Improving Child Nutrition and Access Bill out of committee. The House has yet to consider it or to offer one of its own. That’s because funding for school lunches and other child nutrition programs have become a huge political football since the passage of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Act in 2010. Continue reading