Drop It Like It’s Hot:  Worcester Youth Cook Up a Spicy Sauce from Organic Urban Gardens

Drop It Like It’s Hot:  Worcester Youth Cook Up a Spicy Sauce from Organic Urban Gardens

By FALPC Intern, Jacquelyn Burmeister Visiting one of the REC Farmers Market in Worcester, you may notice something distinctive about the YouthGROW farm stand.  Besides being manned by mostly youth, they are one of the few places in the market that offers something apart from the raw produce that their farm yields.  Next to the … Continue reading

The Worcester Food Hub: An Economic Development Project Around Local Food

By FALPC Intern Jacquelyn Burmeister Worcester County boasts being the one of the most important agricultural producers in the state.  The majority of our producers are small farms, containing 65 acres or less of land.  This means that when we buy local in Worcester, we are directly supporting families and small businesses, and not large, … Continue reading