Farm Tour at Round the Bend Farm

In mid-September, we held a Farm Tour at Round the Bend Farm, in partnership with Apponogansett Farm, for all of the families participating in the Subsidized CSA Project which aims to increase access to locally grown produce for under-served families, and provide cooking demonstrations and other workshops that teach participants how to […] Read more »

MiM New Bedford Awarded Grant from Island Foundation to Continue Food Access Work

We are excited to announce we were recently awarded a grant from the Island Foundation to support our ongoing work to expand food access – particularly access to locally grown foods – within under-served communities.  Many residents of New Bedford live in food deserts, and lack reliable transportation to get […] Read more »

Victory Garden’s Successful 2nd Season

The Victory Park Children’s Garden started its second season by doubling in size (now 24’ x 62’) and a variety of new crops were planted, including Brassicas (brussel sprouts and kale), garlic, leeks, baby asparagus, and potatoes.  Quansett Nurseries provided the plants again this year, which included cucumbers, tomatoes, peppers, […] Read more »

Victory Park Garden 1st Year Glimpse

The Victory Park Garden was a great success during its first opening season. The 24 by 32 feet fenced-in garden was created in June 2012, with the help of a grant provided by Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation.  Over the course of the Summer and Fall months, roughly 100 children […] Read more »

Mass in Motion New Bedford receives grant from Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation: Launches Victory Park Children’s Garden in collaboration with Trips for Kids New Bedford

Health Care Foundation on Tuesday, August 14, 2012 to support the continuation and expansion of Mass in Motion’s evidence-based policy, systems, and environmental change approaches that address childhood obesity throughout the city. The project chosen for this grant was the Victory Park Children’s Garden, a Mass in Motion New Bedford […] Read more »