New Be, New Me Video!

We are proud to be a part of this inspiring initiative! Produced and directed by community leader Ben Gilbarg, and starring New Bedford’s Samantha Johnson, the New Be, New Me campaign aims to encourage youth to take pride in their community and in themselves, to take care of their health, […] Read more »

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 »

MiM NB Receives Grant to Study Physical Activity in New Bedford!

We are pleased to announce that we – in partnership with Mass in Motion Fall River & UMass Dartmouth’s Public Policy Center – have received a grant from Southcoast Health to study physical activity among residents of New Bedford and Fall River.  Led by the Public Policy Center, we will conduct A Study […] Read more »

City of New Bedford Receives Recognition at White House!


In mid-September, Kim Ferreira represented the City of New Bedford at the Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and Counties Celebratory Event at the White House. The City was recognized as only one of 58 other communities across the country for achieving Gold Medal status in all five of the program’s areas, which […] Read more »