Healthy food access resources

Food insecurity—defined as a lack of consistent access to enough food for an active, healthy life—is an urgent problem.

Two women wearing facemasks with bags of fresh produce

Photo courtesy of Gather New Haven

During the COVID-19 pandemic, rates of food insecurity increased here in New England and across the country. Communities of color are disproportionately affected.

Community resources for people experiencing food insecurity

Call 2-1-1 to talk with someone who can provide answers and information about food pantries and other local resources—or reach out to one of the regional food banks listed below.




New Hampshire

Rhode Island

Reports on nutrition and local initiatives