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Food Access

COVID-19 update: Our office is closed to the public. For questions, email With Boston Public Schools closed to students, the City will continue to provide free breakfast and lunch meals to all Boston students. If you need help with food access, please visit our COVID-19 food resources page.

The Mayor's Office of Food Access works to make healthy food more available and affordable in Boston. We want everyone to have access to nutritious food. That food should be affordable, easy to find, and reflect the many cultures of our City.

Our goal is to create a more food secure community with a vibrant, inclusive food culture. We want to reflect the diversity of the residents of Boston.

1 City Hall Square
Room 806
Boston, MA 02201
Temporary COVID-19 hours
City Hall is only open to the public on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Food Access agenda

The Mayor’s Office of Food Access believes that food is a right, not a privilege. Because of this belief, we will take on a bold vision to end food insecurity in Boston by 2030.

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Community Fridges in Boston

guidelines and resources

Community Fridges in Boston are a community-led effort. They emerged in Boston to help meet the growing food needs in communities due to COVID-19. We want to ensure these efforts continue to operate in a safe and accessible manner. We put together guidelines and resources about Community Fridges:

Community Fridges Toolkit

State of Food Insecurity in Boston

Data presented from the Boston Food Access Assessment conducted by the Boston Mayor's Office of Food Access, 2019

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