Massachusetts Avenue Project (MAP)

The Massachusetts Avenue Project’s (MAP) mission is to nurture the growth of a diverse and equitable Western NY food system, providing economic opportunities, greater access to affordable, nutritious food and food sovereignty for all.

Through our Growing Green Program, MAP is working to change the food system by creating a sustainable and economically viable model of urban agriculture, creating economic opportunities for young people in the local food system and organizing young people and adults to advocate for land use and food policy that meets the needs of community members.

http://mass-ave.org

Grants

Buffalo Just Transition Partnership/ MAP Growing Green
As a partner in Just Transitions Buffalo work, MAP will continue to take the lead on activities related to promoting alternative food systems practices and policies and creating new opportunities to mitigate the impacts of climate change in our food system, while promoting greater food sovereignty in our WNY region. We will train and organize youth of color and others to take on leadership roles to influence change in their schools and in the WNY region.
Amount $40,000
Year(s) 2017
Region Buffalo
Primary Approach Just Transition in Buffalo
 
Three-Day Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group (NESAWG) Conference in Hartford, Connecticut
Travel to Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group conference in Hartford, Connecticut
Amount $4,000
Year(s) 2016
Region Buffalo
Primary Approach Travel
 
Buffalo Just Transition Partnership/ MAP Growing Green
As a partner in Just Transitions Buffalo work, MAP will take the lead on activities related to promoting alternative food systems practices and policies and creating new opportunities to mitigate the impacts of climate change in our food system, while promoting greater food sovereignty in our WNY region. We will train and organize youth and others to take on leadership roles to influence change in their schools and in the WNY region.
Amount $40,000
Year(s) 2016
Region Buffalo
Primary Approach Just Transition in Buffalo