Boston Urban Agriculture

Photo of a man at a farmPhoto credit: Jerry and Marcy Monkman

As in many cities around the country, low-income neighborhoods in Boston are burdened with high unemployment rates and limited access to healthy food. Together, these factors contribute to a local food crisis that disproportionately affects the city's most vulnerable people. To help bring fresh food back to these communities, The Trust for Public Land and our partners are transforming a collection of the city's vacant lots into a network of self-sustaining urban farms. With your help, we can put more of Boston's unused land to work to benefit those who need it most.

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Since 1972, The Trust for Public Land has protected more than 3.3 million acres and completed more than 5,400 park and conservation projects.