BMC Increasing Access to Healthy Food
BMC is proud to announce the openings of its new Preventive Food Pantry, The Teaching Kitchen, and cafeteria! The new, expanded Preventive Food Pantry, which feeds approximately 7,000 patients and family members each month, is now located in the Yawkey Center basement and is significantly larger than the former location. The added space features storage for perishable and non-perishable food. The Preventive Food Pantry, was the first hospital-based food pantry in the U.S. and has served as a national model for other hospitals.
The new Teaching Kitchen features all new space with top of the line equipment for cooking classes. With added seating and TV monitors for watching the food preparation, there will be more cooking classes than ever before. View a schedule of upcoming cooking classes and to learn more about signing up.
The bright, open cafeteria, located in the Yawkey Center, has a number of different cuisines available and seats 240 people. It is now open for patients, visitors and staff to enjoy while at BMC.