You Can Help

Bring a Farmers Market to your neighborhood.

Contact the Massachusetts Federation of Farmers Markets to establish a regular Farmers Market. The Federation has a website where you can find information on how to have your community host a Farmers Market.

South Boston has few places to get healthy food and while its rate of heart disease deaths is equal to the Boston overall average, it can be greatly improved through healthy eating and exercise.

Make walking along the Bay in Joe Moakley Park a priority each week.

Advocate for better air quality protections.

Ask the EPA regional office at (888) 372-7341 and the Massachusetts DPH to study, monitor, and regulate highway and roadway pollution exposures and health. Install air filters or air conditioning in your home, which will reduce your pollution exposure.