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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


Fisherwoman wearing sunglasses, t-shirt, and Grundens overalls gives a thumbs up on a small boat on a sunny day. Four people behind her talk and drive the boat.Our Organizer Shira's blog post "'We Don't Need the Rest' A Lesson in Not Taking More Than the Ocean Can Give" shares a glimpse into our Board President Shannon Eldredge's work as a weir fishermen along with her partner Russell Kingman and her father Ernie Eldredge.

Recent Newsletters

  • Hear why our work is more relevant than ever and necessary to effectively heal the divides exposed by the 2016 election. We celebrate the demise of the Trans-Pacific Partnership and congratulate the fishermen, farmers, ranchers, farmworkers, fishworkers and rural communities for their diligent work for many years to protect our communities from trade agreements written by corporate insiders seeking only corporate profits.

  • Our latest newsletter takes you deeper into why we believe racial inequities and injustice laid the foundation for marginalization of fishing communities, bad neo-liberal policies, and the decline of the ocean.

  • Seafood Throwdowns are fun, tasty and exciting. Beyond the cooking competition excitement they're also a way for fishermen to share their stories and expose the corporate takeover of our ocean commons. Read Brett's story of why we throw down, about our upcoming trip CommonBound, the Good Food Awards and more!