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Where do we go from here?

A message from The Food Project's Acting Executive Director J. Harrison in light of last night's decision from the Ferguson Grand Jury.

Over the coming days, weeks, and months, The Food Project community will wrestle with the same questions we will continue to face as a country:  Where do we go from here? How do we address inequity and racism? How do we build enough shared understanding across difference to be able to move forward together? What is the right work?

These questions are daunting in this time of hurt and anger, and we have to believe that the work we do together at The Food Project is part of the right work. 

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"Massachusetts Grown and Growing"

It's a good time for New England agriculture. While the number of farms declines nationally—95,000 fewer farms exist in the U.S. in 2013 than in 2007—New England farms have seen a 5 percent growth over that same time period, according to USDA census data described by the Associated Press. Many of these new farms are less than 50 acres large.

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