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From sharing a family meal to learning more about the federal Farm Bill, there are many ways to get involved in local food. Sign up to volunteer with Local Matters to stay connected with opportunities for action!


Your donations directly support the many projects that are helping to transform our community to a more secure, local food system. Go »


Our volunteers are an integral part of our work. Learn about some of the ways you can get involved or sign up now!

Be a Local Matters Ambassador / Student Ambassador

The Local Matters Ambassador programs foster leadership skills among grassroots leaders who are driven to be change agents in the local and sustainable food movement. Go »

Personal Action

Grow some of your own food »
Learn to be a conscientious consumer »
Buy groceries at a farmers market »
Cook with local ingredients »



Community Action

Become a Local Matters volunteer »
Volunteer at a community garden »




Policy Action

Educate yourself on food issues »
Start a school wellness committee »
Rally parents for better school food »