Events Calendar

Eat Local Month @ Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts
Aug 1 – Aug 31 all-day

Eat Local Month is this August!

Massachusetts Eat Local Month is focused on promoting local food and local food producers and service providers to our local community. The month will feature live events, delicious special menu items, educational opportunities about eating local and more, all while raising awareness about the importance of choosing local restaurants and products.Is your restaurant or food business interested in participating? Fill out the application here!

Participating restaurants commit to:
1) Highlighting at least three dishes that use as many local ingredients as feasible.
2) Uploading specials on restaurant website, highlighting local farms and purveyors
3) Complete online survey upon conclusion of Eat Local Month.


Sourcing Locally and the Local Food Movement: A Roundtable Discussion
Tuesday, August 1, 9:00-10:30AM
Join SBN and several local food luminaries for a roundtable discussion on the challenges of sourcing locally! Attendees can expect to find (and share) creative ideas of using seasonal and local ingredients, network with industry professionals, food suppliers, and other players in the local food movement, and discuss stories of success with supporting the local food movement!
SBN Boardroom (Cambridge)
99 Bishop Allen Drive, #100
Cambridge MA, 02139

Red’s Best Tour
Monday, August 7, 8:30-10:00AM
A leader in the sustainable seafood industry, Red’s Best is a Boston-based seafood wholesaler that buys directly from New England fishing boats. SBN and one of Red’s Best’s staff members will be leading a tour at the Red’s Best facility. Tour-goers will learn about Red’s Best’s initiatives to support fishermen, ways to support the local seafood industry, and different types of New England seafood!
Red’s Best
37 Fish Pier St W
Boston, MA 02210

Interested in hosting an event or helping spread the word? E-mail

Boston Local Food Festival @ The Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway
Sep 17 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

For one spectacular day each year, SBN transforms the Rose Kennedy Greenway and the City of Boston into the nation’s largest local & sustainable food hub!

Boston Local Food Festival is 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. The festival also features lively chef & DIY demos, a seafood throwdown competition, diverse music and performances, family fun zone and more.

RSVP is not required but allows us to send you important updates about the Boston Local Food Festival! For a list of vendors, sponsors and activities, please visit

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