THE BELMONT FOOD COLLABORATIVE (BFC) is a not-for-profit volunteer organization in Belmont, Mass. Our mission is good food, nutrition, and local and sustainable farming, as described in the BFC Annual Report for 2013 (pdf).

Read our mission statement, find our about programs that serve our mission, volunteer or make a tax-deductible donation to support our work.

Upcoming Programs

  • Cooking classes   Three new classes on Italian cooking: Cook Italian for High School Students; Italian Cooking Basics 101; and Italian Spring Menu. See cooking class information and registration.
  • The Pomona Project  We offer great prices on edible landscaping plants: herbs, berries, figs, and more. See the list of plants. Ordering is closed, but watch for information about delivery.
  • Belmont Farmers’ Market  The Market opens for its 10th season on June 11, 2015.

Other Programs

  • Healthy Yards & Gardens Fair  We had a good crowd for this event.
  • Fermentation class  The 3rd offering was March 8, 2015.
  • Fed Up, the movie. “Everything we’ve been told about food and exercise for the past 30 years is dead wrong.” There was a great discussion after the film. Presented by Belmont PTA/PTO Green Alliance, the Belmont Food Collaborative and Sustainable Belmont.
    Chenery Middle School Auditorium.
  • Community Farm  We’re advocating to create a community farm in Belmont. Find out about them, and help it happen.
  • Belmont Farmers’ Market  The Market opens again in June 2015.
  • Second Annual Fall & Winter Farm Share Fair  The Fair was a great success! We introduced farmers and shoppers, setting the scene for a winter of good local food.
  • Community Growing  We grow produce to donate to the Belmont Food Pantry. In 2014, students tended beds at the high school. This is part of our Food Assistance work.

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