Info Sessions

In order to spread the word about the MFTP across all the regions of the Commonwealth, LEAF and FCCDC will holding info sessions over the next few months. Below is information on finalized sessions, including date, time, and location. More will be added as they are finalized, so please check back often! Please note that the first listed info session is an online webinar which you can register to watch for FREE here!



When: January 31, 5:30-7 pm
Where: Revere Chamber of Commerce (200 Winthrop Ave, Revere, MA 02151)
Local Co-Host: City of Revere's Department of Healthy Communities Initiative and Revere on the Move


When: February 11, 6:00-7:30 PM
Where: Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative- First Floor Community Room (550 Dudley St, Roxbury, MA 02119)
Local Co-Host: Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative


completed - Online Webinar

When: December 6th, 10-11 am

Completed - Cape Cod - Eastham LibrarY

When: December 4th, 5-6:30 pm
Where: Eastham Library — Greg Turner Room (190 Samoset Rd, Eastham, MA 02642)
Local Co-Host: Community Development Partnership

Completed - New Bedford - GRoundwork!

When: December 7th, 10-11:30 am
Where: Groundwork! — EDC Conference Room (1213 Purchase Street, New Bedford, MA 02740—Entrance on Maxfield Street)
Local Co-Host: Southeastern MA Food Security Network, SEMAP

Completed - Orange - Greater Quabbin Food Alliance Winter Gathering

When: December 7th, 8:30 am-1:00 pm
Where: Orange Innovation Center , 131 West Main Street, Orange, MA 01364
Local Host: Greater Quabbin Food Alliance
Description: John Waite, Executive Director of Franklin County CDC, will be presenting briefly at this event.

COMPLETED - North Adams - North Berkshire Food Access Collaborative

When: December 11th, 10:00 am
Where: The Green (85 Main St. North Adams)
Local Host: North Berkshire Food Access Collaborative
Description: John Waite, Executive Director of Franklin County CDC, will be attending this Food Access Collaborative event – a great opportunity to hear more about possible funding opportunities.

COMPLETED - Leominster - MA Food System Forum

When: December 12th, 9:30 am-3:30 pm
Where: DoubleTree Hotel, 99 Erdman Way, Leominster
Local Host: Massachusetts Food System Collaborative
Description: The MFTP is on the agenda at the 2nd annual Massachusetts Food System Forum. Register below and learn more about our program, in addition to lots of other great work being done around the Commonwealth.
Click here to RSVP!

COMPLETED - Lawrence - Groundwork Lawrence

When: December 17th, 4:30-6 pm
Where: Groundwork Lawrence (50 Island Street, Suite 101, Lawrence, MA 01840 – parking available; use Entry B)
Local Co-Hosts: Groundwork Lawrence
Click here to RSVP!

COMPLETED - Lowell - EforAll

When: December 19th, 3-4:30 pm
Where: EforAll (Wannalancit Mills, 1st Floor at 175 Cabot Street, #100; Lowell, MA 01854).
Local Co-Hosts: Mill City Grows and EforAll
Click here to RSVP!