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.
Programs and initiativesPrograms
BOSFoodLove aims to increase access to food for Boston Public School and Charter school students and families.
The CANShare campaign helps raise funds to fight hunger and increases access to food.
Boston Double Up Food Bucks
Have EBT? Get more fresh fruits and veggies with Boston Double Up Food Bucks!
Boston Food Access Council
The network of local leaders addresses food insecurity and related issues in Boston.
We are addressing the food gap and COVID-19 food insecurity by providing no-cost meals. Meals are available to Boston...
Urban farming in the City
Learn more about how the Office of Food Access supports farming in Boston.
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.
Community Fridges in Boston
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:
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