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On June 4th, the relationship between food choices and the environment was explored more in depth at a meeting run by members of Green Needham and hosted by Representative Denise Garlick. A group including policymakers, academics, and food industry stakeholders – farmers, entrepreneurs, food service providers, and food justice advocates – came together to listen, learn, and discuss actions needed to create a more sustainable and equitable food system in Massachusetts.

The meeting began with a presentation by Dr. Walter Willett, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Professor, world renowned expert on public health, and co-chair of the EAT Lancet Commission on Food, Planet, Health.