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Boston Food Access Council

The network of local leaders addresses food insecurity and related issues in Boston.

The Boston Food Access Council (BFAC) brings community and stakeholder voices together to create access to affordable, just, culturally connected, healthy, and sustainable food in Boston. The work of the BFAC will include initiatives working toward this goal in areas such as:

  • improving access to healthy and affordable foods
  • reducing the amount of food wasted in homes and restaurants
  • supporting local food producers and food businesses

Upcoming meeting dates

Please join us

The Boston Food Access Council meets every quarter. That means meetings are held four times each calendar year. Read more below on ways to get involved. 

Please try to RSVP

You don’t need to register to attend these meetings. But, we do appreciate RSVPs so that we can plan ahead. Want to join us at a meeting? Please register for the next meeting.


Wednesday, March 3, 2021, 6 - 8 p.m.

Ways to get involved

Ways to get involved

This is our most basic level of involvement. Voice your opinion and help set the Boston Food Access Council agenda.

You can become a voting member and vote in Steering Committee elections by attending two of the four previous meetings.

How to become a member

Register as a council member by completing our online form. You can also print the application and mail it to:

Office of Food Access
Boston City Hall, 1 City Hall Square, Room 806
Boston, MA 02201


Regístrese como miembro del consejo completando nuestro formulario en línea. También puede imprimir la solicitud y enviarla por correo.

Take a hands on approach and join us for our working groups. You can help support and put in place the council’s agenda in working groups focused on specific action areas. We’ll add information upcoming sessions to this page.

Help lead the council in meeting its goals. As a member of the committee, you’ll create, facilitate, and dissolve working groups.

To apply to run for the Steering Committee

Complete the online application or print and complete the PDF version of the application and mail it to:

Office of Food Access, Boston City Hall
1 City Hall Square, Room 806
Boston, MA 02201

Cómo llegar a ser un miembro para el COMITÉ DIRECTIVO

Complete la solicitud en línea o imprima y complete la versión en PDF de la solicitud y envíela por correo.

Please note:
  • Our next vote will be December 2, 2020. Applications for the Steering Committee are due November 2, 2020.
  • To qualify to run for a Steering Committee seat, you must qualify as a voting member. (If unsure please reach out to us at