The Boston Local Food Festival a free outdoor festival that showcases farmers, local restaurants, food trucks, specialty food producers, fisher folks, and organizations focusing on healthy food and fitness from New England returned to the Greenway.
The Festival also featured lively chef & DIY demos, a seafood throwdown competition, diverse music and performances, family fun zone and more. In 2015, the Festival attracted over 140 vendors and 50,000 attendees.
Festival goers learn about the benefits of sustainably grown and produced food, shop the market, eat delicious local food, participate in fun, educational activities and exhibits, engage with top local chefs and enjoy local music.
Themed “Healthy Local Food for All”, the Festival connects Massachusetts and New England eaters of all backgrounds with the abundance of fresh, nutritious local food choices available close to home.
The Festival is a zero-waste event, diverting over 90% of waste each year and offset 100% of energy use! All perishable items sold are made from locally sourced products. This annual event to the community was free of charge.