Policy and Government
City of Boston Resources
Helpful resources from the City of Boston.
Boston Public Schools Food and Nutrition Services
They work to offer all Boston Public School students safe, wholesome, nutritious, enjoyable meals to fuel academic excellence. They achieve this in collaboration with students, parents, community, and school professionals.
Boston Planning & Development Agency
In partnership with communities, the BPDA plans Boston’s future while respecting its past. By guiding physical, social, and economic change in Boston’s neighborhoods, the BPDA seeks to shape a more prosperous, resilient and vibrant city for all.
City of Cambridge Food & Sanitary Permits
Food and sanitary permits from the Cambridge Inspectional Services Department.
Food & Drug Administration: Food Resources
Helpful resource from the United States Food & Drug Administration
USDA Food & Nutrition Information Center
The Food and Nutrition Information Center (FNIC) is a leader in online global nutrition information. Located at the National Agricultural Library (NAL) of the United States Department of Agriculture, the FNIC website contains over 2500 links to current and reliable nutrition information.
Massachusetts Cottage Food Laws
Quick-read resource outlining Cottage Food Laws in Massachusetts.
Massachusetts Government Resources
Relevant resources from the MA government.
Massachusetts Public Health Association
The Massachusetts Public Health Association (MPHA) is a private, non-profit, statewide membership organization that promotes a healthy Massachusetts through advocacy, education, community organizing, and coalition building. Our focus is on policies and programs that prevent illness, disease, and injury, particularly among those vulnerable to disparities in health status. MPHA was founded in 1879 and is a leading affiliate of the American Public Health Association.
Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources
The Department’s mission is to help keep the Massachusetts’ food supply safe and secure, and to work to keep Massachusetts agriculture economically and environmentally sound.