Go Fresh Mobile Market Ends This Week!

Check out the Go Fresh Mobile Market before it ends this week! If you didn't have a chance to view recent articles about the market in the news, they are listed below. Don't forget that Gardening the Community  has a permanent fruit and vegetable stand on Walnut Street that everyone is welcome to! Please join us in wishing Ruth Kirschner, GFMM's Market Manager, well as she moves on to a wonderful new position at Baystate Medical Center!

Even though it has been a short year, we have been successful in bringing fresh produce to Springfield residents and look forward to next year!

Trump's Proposed "Public Charge" Rule
Please take action to protect immigrant families. The Trump Administration recently proposed a "public charge" rule, which will force families to choose between their immigration status and their health.

Please take a moment to comment on the proposed regulation. Learn more and take action, here .
Understanding Youth Health Inequities through Youth-Involved Data Story-Telling
Join our Senior Research Associate, Jessie Gleckel, as she presents on  Understanding Youth Health Inequities through Youth-Involved Data Story-Telling. During this workshop, Jessie will engage attendees in a process to look at youth population level data from Springfield to explore some of the mental and physical health inequities experienced among youth. Attendees will have the opportunity to work together to begin interpreting the data and telling a story that can help them advocate for responsive programs and/or policies.

Date: Thursday, October 25th
Time: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: MassMutual Center, 1277 Main Street, Springfield
Bridging Health Care & Social Services
Event on 10/16
Thank you to our speakers and the 100+ people who attended our October 16th event at the Basketball Hall of Fame - Bridging Healthcare and Social Services - How to We Get it Right?  

Please find our Social Service Assessment Report on our website and stay tuned for follow up conversations that will take place at TechSpring's PopHealth MeetUp/Brown Bag Lunch on November 9th and December 14th and will be promoted through our newsletter and on their website