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Southcoast Food Policy Council Resources

Southcoast Food Policy Council COVID-19 Response

Shared Resources Document

To help the Southcoast navigate the resources that are available to residents at this time, we have compiled a comprehensive shared document with information from a variety of local sources. This document will be updated continually. If you have suggestions for submissions, please click here to email us.

CLICK HERE to access the shared resources document.


Additional Resource Documents

For Volunteers:

Cleanliness and Risk Reduction for Deliveries to High Risk Individuals
Adapted from Massachusetts Department of Public Health Caretaker Guidelines, CDC COVID-19 Guidelines, and this article
Last updated: March 16, 2020

Food System Assessment

This FSA is based on existing data, reports, articles, and a survey of farmers and consumers conducted by members of the Southeastern MA Food Security Network (SMFSN).This report is intended to be an initial broad assessment of available data.

Find out how we are addressing the Gaps, Barriers, and Needs from our SEMA Food System Assessment and how you or your organization can work towards promoting food security in our region..


Community Gardens in New Bedford

Get in involved in a growing effort! If you are interested in learning more about community gardens in New Bedford, look no further then the resource and hub information center, here!


Volunteer Southcoast

Volunteer SouthCoast is a FREE online tool that connects people interested in volunteering with volunteer opportunities in the area. Search by your interests, availability or zip code to find the right opportunity for you! Whether you are looking to give back or need to fulfill service hours, this tool is for you!

Volunteer SouthCoast is an initiative provided by United Way of Greater Fall River, United Way of Greater New Bedford and United Way of Greater Plymouth County.

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