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The Belmont Food Collaborative (BFC) is a not-for-profit volunteer group 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 and recent PROGRAMS

  • Planning Your Vegetable Garden  Dec 21, 2014, 2 – 4 pm, Belmont Public Library, Flett Room. This is a free program and no registration is needed.
  • Fermentation class  Learn about the benefits of fermented food, taste samples and prepare some vegetables to ferment at home. The class is filled, but you may put your name on the cancellation list: Fermentation class details and signup.
  • 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.
  • The Pomona Project  We offer great prices on edible landscaping plants: herbs, berries, figs, and more. Order in the late winter.

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