Eat Healthy

Ferjulian’s Farm Stand, Hudson

Community Gardens
Farmers Markets/Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA)
Healthy Dining Initiative
School Lunch Menus/Healthy School Food
“Healthy Bites” Nutrition Television Shows


Community Gardens

The Apsley Park Community Garden
This community garden is located next to the Assabet River on town land. To get access to a plot of land, you must enter a lottery.
Hudson

Cider Knoll Community Garden
The Cider Knoll Community Garden recently opened and is nearing harvest.
Marlborough


Farmers Markets/Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA)

AmericanTowns.com
This website provides local information about each community, including where and when the farmers market is. Learn more about the Framingham farmers market and the Marlborough farmers market.
Framingham
, Marlborough

FarmFresh.org
This site provides details about the Framingham farmers market.
Framingham

Marlborough Local Food
This website provides information and resources for buying locally grown produce, as well as discussion boards about farmers markets, farms and local food in the area.
Marlborough

Mass Farmers Markets
This website provides information on farmers market vendors, managers, details, hours, and newsletters.
All Communities

Stearns Farms CSA
The community-supported farm provides locally and naturally grown food in partnership with the community.
Framingham


Healthy Dining Initiative

MetroWest Moves is working with local restaurants to promote healthier options and make it easier for people to make healthier choices while eating out. Click here for a list of participating restaurants!


School Lunch Menus/Healthy School Food

Framingham Public Schools Department of Food Services
This website includes links to the school lunch menus and information about the new vegetable, fruit, and herb gardens at Framingham High School. These gardens will inspire student learning, healthy eating, and town pride. Read more about the Framingham school gardens: “Framingham High garden grows into model for healthy eating” (Boston Globe, August 16, 2012)
Framingham

Hudson Public Schools Food Services Department
This website provides nutritional information about each school’s food, as well as links to child nutrition resources.
Hudson

Marlborough Public Schools Food Services Department
This website provides links to current school lunch menus.
Marlborough

Northborough Public Schools Food Services Department
This website provides links to current school lunch menus and more information.
Northborough


“Healthy Bites” Nutrition Television Shows

“Healthy Bites” is a series of nutritional shows aired on Westborough TV, Community Access Television in Westborough, Massachusetts (Public Channel Verizon 24, Charter 11). The show is hosted by Karen White, M.Ed., R.D., L.D., a registered dietician living in Westborough. The show is aired: 

  • Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun – 5:30 PM
  • Mon, Wed, Fri – 10:30 AM

Visit Westborough TV’s website to watch “Healthy Bites” episodes that are currently available.

“Healthy Bites” episodes are now being shown on HUD-TV Hudson Access Television. Typical show times will be:

  • Mondays – 11am
  • Wednesdays – 8pm
  • Saturdays – 9am

Check the schedule to confirm show times.