Healthy Dining

Background The Healthy Dining project was started through the Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s Mass in Motion (MiM) initiative. It sets standards and guidelines for healthy dining restaurants in communities, increasing access to affordable, healthy foods for residents. MAPC is advancing this project in several communities in Middlesex County as part of the Middlesex County […]

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LID Frequently Asked Questions

What is Low Impact Development? Low Impact Development is a way to protect the environment and reduce construction costs at the same time. Conventional design and construction methods generally use expensive systems of curbs, gutters, pipes, and ponds to collect and treat runoff. In contrast, the Low Impact Development approach uses a more decentralized approach; […]

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