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.
Cider Knoll Community Garden
The Cider Knoll Community Garden recently opened and is nearing harvest.
Farmers Markets/Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA)
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.
This site provides details about the Framingham farmers market.
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.
Mass Farmers Markets
This website provides information on farmers market vendors, managers, details, hours, and newsletters.
Stearns Farms CSA
The community-supported farm provides locally and naturally grown food in partnership with the community.
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)
Hudson Public Schools Food Services Department
This website provides nutritional information about each school’s food, as well as links to child nutrition resources.
Marlborough Public Schools Food Services Department
This website provides links to current school lunch menus.
Northborough Public Schools Food Services Department
This website provides links to current school lunch menus and more information.
“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.