Abundance! 

HOW IT WORKS

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DISCOVER

Find food resources near you:

  • Search by current location to find the closest food resource

    • Find a local food pantry or meal program

    • Find fruit and vegetable pick-up sites

    • Find a farmers’ market

    • Find a senior dining site

    • Find a market or grocery store

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ACCESS

Looking for something specific? Filter your search results by type of food resource.  

 

Find hours of operation and contact information for each resource.  Learn more about the type of food available and any requirements.

03

REVIEW

Write and Read Reviews.

 

Check out what your neighbors have to say about the resource.  Read user reviews of each site before you visit.

 

Share your perspective.  Write reviews of local food sites after you visit. ​Your comments will help raise awareness about local resources and improve the quality. 

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Your local guide to free and low cost food resources in Greater Boston, MA.

About Us

OUR STORY

The Vital Village Network Data Workgroup came together to empower residents of Roxbury, MA to find easily accessible, free or low-cost, high-quality food resource in their neighborhoods by creating a data dashboard tool and app for families to locate and access quality local food resources. 

TEAM

The Abundance app is developed and maintained by a team at Boston Medical Center Vital Village Network. Members of the workgroup over time has included: Futu Chen, Suzeth Dunn-Dyer, Risa Brundy, Rosalyn Johnson, Sunday Taylor, Lucas Sensius, Soojin Conover, Yusuf Ali, and Renee Boynton-Jarrett.  App Development advisors included: Suzeth Dunn-Dyer, Patrick Dyer, and Joel Ramos.   App Developers included Abdulsamad  Aliyu and Ivy Chenyao, and SubcoDevs, Inc. 

PARTNERS

Partners include the Boston Public Health Commission, the Boston Mayor’s Office of Food Access, the Greater Boston Food Bank, the Madison Park Development Corporation and Project Bread.  Generous funding provided by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.

 

FEATURES

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DISCOVER

Search for local food resources nearby

LEARN

Read user reviews and learn details about hours and availability.

RATE & REVIEW

Leave a star rating and review.

 

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Contact

We'd love to hear from you.  Please contact us with feedback, suggestions, or to volunteer.

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Learn More 

Take a look at the Abundance Boston App Guide 

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Watch the Abundance Boston App video

Watch the App Video