Featured Event







Save the date for the 2017 New England Farm to Institution  Summit! This two-day conference is designed for food  system players who are working to increase the amount of local  and regional food served in schools, colleges, and health care  facilities.

NAMA's Blog

*Defining ‘Sustainable Seafood’: Is it all about the fish? Check out our freshest blog by Taylor Witkin, Masters student of Marine Affairs at University of Rhode Island, originally posted on his blog SustainFish.com. "I have questioned the benefits of bringing sustainable seafood, as a marketing concept, into the mainstream since local, small-scale fishing fleets usually have lower ecological footprints than industrial fleets, despite ecolabels. Does excluding small-scale fishers from markets because of a marketing tool represent the concept of sustainable seafood?"

Recent Newsletters

  • Thanks to all those who came to our Rock the Boat for Kathy Ozer event recently honoring her work and legacy, which clearly will be relevant for a very long time. Thanks, Kathy, for taking the words right out of our collective mouths when it comes to defining who we see as the true stewards of land and sea.

  • Last week we lost Kathy Ozer, Executive Director of the National Family Farm Coalition, and long time advocate for family farms and a just food system. Representative Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio) said "Kathy fought for decades. I'm the longest-serving woman in Congress, and I have met thousands of people. She remains in the top tier of Americans who have made a difference." On top of all that, Kathy was a friend, mentor, and colleague to many.

  • We're excited to share that we'll be launching a campaign in 2017 to amplify the shared narratives of family fishermen & farmers. We planted a seed for our plan to bring our story to a wider audience this November at the Blue Mountain Center with the National Family Farm Coalition.