Partners & Allies ~ Farming, Forests, & Food Systems

In addition to Climate Action Now’s list of allies, our shared advocacy and strategic partners include:

Smart Solar Western Mass – Amherst, Shutesbury and Pelham residents working to preserve acres of forest slated for large scale industrial solar installations

Save the Pine Barrens Massachusetts Coalition – works to protect unique forested ecosystems in Southeastern MA and beyong

Grow Food Northampton – the 121-acre Community Farm in Florence is a central hub to provide food security, garden and farm skills, land stewardship, and a resilient local food system rooted in racial, economic, and environmental justice..

NOFA/Mass – the Massachusetts Chapter of the Northeast Organic Farming Association
We are collaborating with their Policy committee (Contact marty@nofamass.org) on initiatives that support soil health.

Regeneration Mass – Massachusetts Chapter of Regeneration International
Contact Ed Stockman

Save Mass Forests – Project of RESTORE: the North Woods
Contact savemassforests@gmail.com

Wendell State Forest Alliance

Concerned Citizens of Franklin County
Contact Janet Sinclair

Community Actions Works (formerly Toxic Actions Center)

Indivisible Noho – the local chapter of the progressive grassroots political and social advocacy organization Indivisible

Kiss the Ground – creating societal awareness about the extraordinary potential of soil, has educated and inspired a global community through their media and advocacy. 

Massachusetts Pollinator Network and Western Mass Pollinator Network

PFPI – Founded in 2010, the Partnership for Policy Integrity (PFPI) uses science, legal action, and strategic communications to promote sound energy policy and to help citizens enact science-based policies that protect air, water, ecosystems, and the climate. Our current work with them focuses on biomass energy. http://www.pfpi.net/category/states/massachusetts

Soil4Climate

Sierra Club MA – The forest protection team meets biweekly on Thursday nights on Zoom

Mothers out Front MA

Common Share Food Co op Amherst 

Gardening the Community 

Nuestras Raices

Garden Club Federation of Massachusetts

Pioneer Valley Workers Center Coop Farm

Dwight Street Gardens, a project of Springfield’s Neighbor to Neighbor

Western Massachusetts Regenerative Food System