Food Resources

Amherst Survival Center

Amherst Food Pantry

138 Sunderland Road, North Amherst

  • Meals
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 11 am to 3 pm

  • Food Pantry
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, from 11 am to 3pm

  • Will provide pre-made meals for parking lot pick up, one package per person

  • Groceries are available, the food pantry will provide pre-assembled boxes of food.

  • The pantry is free.

  • Come during any of our open hours, and sign up in the pantry.

  • You can register and pick up the same day.

If you are sick (with anything), please stay home.

    • Call the Center, at (413) 549-3968, and we will make arrangements to get food to you in the parking lot or to have someone else pick it up for you.

For updated info, please see:

Community Bread, Unitarian Meetinghouse

121 North Pleasant St. Amherst, MA


  • Wednesdays from 8 to 10 am

  • Providing hot meals to-go until further notice

Craig's Doors

434 Pleasant St. Amherst, MA

Providing meals to-go until further notice


  • Monday through Saturday at 7 am

  • Sunday at 6 am


  • Daily at 9:30 pm

First Baptist Church Food Pantry

The First Baptist Church operates a food pantry at 434 N Pleasant St on Wednesdays from 2 to 4 pm.

Food Bank of Western Massachusetts

  • Monthly Mobile Food Bank
    1st Wednesday of each month, from 1 to 2 pm, at Amherst Survival Center, 138 Sunderland Rd. Amherst, MA

Food Pantry Directory

Use the Food Bank Agency Locator to find help in Your community.

Look4Help Hampshire County Food Access Resources

Search the list of food access resources in Hampshire County.

Not Bread Alone

First Congregational Church, 165 Main St. Amherst, MA

Providing meals to-go until further notice

  • Fresh produce pick up is available on Saturday

  • Wednesdays, from 3:45 to 5:15pm

  • Saturdays & Sundays, from 11:45 am to 1:15 pm

Project Bread

Here is a list of food resources for anyone in Massachusetts seeking assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of all available programs and that information is subject to change as information is continuously changing.

Grocery Delivery/Curbside pick-up Services

Some stores have special hours for seniors and folks with underlying health issues

  • Stop & Shop – Daily from 6 to 7:30 am

  • Big Y – Daily from 7 to 8 am

  • Walmart – Tuesdays from 6 to 7 am

Communities in Sustainable Agriculture (CISA)

Search for Online Ordering, Home Deliveries, and Closures