• Our Vision

    We envision that every New England school, college and hospital will preferentially purchase healthy, regionally-grown food.

  • Who We Are

    We're a six-state network of non-profit, public and private entities working to mobilize the power of New England institutions to transform our food system.

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Upcoming Events


Maine Convergence - In-Person

| Winthrop, ME

(May 18 Virtual; May 25 In-Person at Winthrop, ME). Forging Connection for Collective Action. In 2023 this collaborative network continues the work of building and supporting a Maine food system that is equitable, just, and regenerative.

What's Framing got to do with it? Communicating Effectively about Hunger

| 10 am - Noon ET | Virtual or in Concord, NH

How we talk about food insecurity impacts how people understand its causes an dsolutions. In this workshop, participants will learn which message strategies work to improve the public's understanding of hunger and food insecurity. Participate in person at the NH Hunder Solutions office in Concord, NH, or join virtually via Zoom.

With Dr. Lynn Davey, President of Davey Strategies; and NH Hunger Solutions.

Successful Food Product Development for New Food Businesses Virtual Course

| Virtual

This course introduces food safety and important considerations when developing a new food product. This virtual, live, and interactive course will address the key attributes of formulating a product from concept to commercialization. You will learn about the food science basics, key elements required for product labeling, and an overview of key regulatory requirements for small and emerging food businesses, such as entrepreneurs and local food processors. After completing the course, you will receive the certificate of completion.  This course consists of 3 parts: (1) one self-paced online course with homework followed by (2) a 4-hour live Zoom session and (3) office hours that dive deeper into relevant topics.

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