April 15, 2020
Who else is selling directly to residents? As many farms start to ramp up their CSA programs, we encourage you to purchase a produce share at a farm near you. Check out (and support) SEMAP for more information on local farms and food producers. Also, the Marion Institute Southcoast Food Policy has put together a resource list, directly responding to the Covid-19 crisis. Check that out here.
SouthcoastToday.com 4/14/20 – Marion Institute launches ‘Cooks for Community’ to help feed hungry during coronavirus pandemic
April 14, 2020
MARION — The Marion Institute Southcoast Food Policy Council (SFPC) has launched “Cooks for Community,” a community-specific collaboration that works with service organizations and local restaurants in SouthCoast to ensure that at-risk populations have access to food from safe sources.
April 14, 2020
Lifelong Wareham resident John Decas and Southcoast Health have teamed up with the South Coast Food Policy Council at the Marion Institute to provide 100 food-insecure people in town with a hot meal from a restaurant five days a week for a month through the Cooks for Community program.
November 5, 2019
Class speaker Patti Rego from the Marion Institute spoke about the group’s experience and thanked attendees for their support.
Standard-Times 9/8/19- School lunches a balancing act to satisfy diverse populations, loosened regulations
September 9, 2019
Marion Institute partners with the New Bedford Public Schools Food and Nutrition Services to pilot a Farm to School initiative in select schools this fall.
Southcoasttoday.com, 8/23/19: A taste of summer: New Bedford children experience farm-to-table meals
September 5, 2019
A taste of summer: New Bedford children experience farm-to-table meals Published on SouthcoastToday.com on August…