Featured Event


GI 35

As a member of the hosting committee, NAMA invites you to join us in celebrating Grassroots International's 35 years of Resistance, Resilience and Power!


NESAWG Conference

It takes a region to cultivate a transformative food system that  is in right relationship to people, place, and planet.

Get to know more about this year's theme - Cultivating a Transformative Food System - and the incredible plenary speakers who will be sharing their stories and solutions. Don't miss visionaries like Charlyn Griffith, Niaz Dorry, Leah Penniman, Lan Dinh, Neftali Duran, Brandy Brooks, and more! 

Learn more and register here.


Food Loves Tech logo with white lettering on a black backgroundFounded in 2016, Food Loves Tech is a first-of-its-kind education by entertainment innovation expo, focusing on how technology shapes and changes the way we cultivate and consume food. We even reach beyond digital products to embrace new and alternative ingredients, best practices, sustainability, composting, and shifts back toward more simplistic approaches.

NAMA Community Organizer Julianna Fischer will be speaking on a panel titled, "Can Tech Help Save Our Oceans?" Tickets are available here.



Hayley Jane and the Primates Fundraiser for NAMAHayley Jane and the Primates - Boston's award-winning Americana/Soul/Rock & Roll band - make their Beverly debut to benefit NAMA.
Local rising star Quentin Callewaert opens.
"Jane's dynamic vocals have a delicacy that touches the heart and also a raw power that can drive one into a frenzy" 

America the Bountiful on the Air

Radio Show On this show, we hear about the shared issues of community-based fisherpeople and family farmers, including the 2018 farm bill, climate change, local impact on the environment, and international trade policies regulating labeling. Patty and our guests discuss both Alaskan and Great Lakes fishing in relation to farming and advocate for the economic empowerment of farmers and fisherpeople.

Recent Newsletters

  • Love, worth, hope and possibilities are the major themes of this newsletter. The cross-country listening tour has taught us so much about the inherent shared experiences of farmers and fishermen. Read Niaz's powerful update letter to get a sense of these common themes.

  • Check out our 2018 Seafood Throwdown newsletter to learn more.

    2018 Seafood Throwdown schedule

  • So much news to share in this newsletter! The tour is off and after a week on the road Niaz shares reflections from her visits with communities from DC to North Carolina. The new America the Bountiful website has been launched and bandanas are flying off the shelf!