Food for Boston-Area Schools: Getting Local!

MAPC will be seeking qualified Proposers to supply fruits and vegetables, including local produce, to ten Boston-area school districts.  The districts include: Somerville, Cambridge, Dover-Sherborn, Weston, Waltham, Methuen, Quincy, Watertown, Milton and Medford.  MAPC will be the awarding authority on behalf of the participating municipalities/school districts.  Contracts will be awarded to those Proposers deemed responsible and responsive.  This will be determined by evaluating Proposers against the quality requirements and evaluation criteria set out in the RFP, and by considering the prices offered.  Those Proposers identified as offering the most advantageous proposals against these factors will be awarded contracts.


The Request for Proposals (“RFP”) may be obtained from MAPC, by contacting Mark Fine, by email at or by phone at 617.933.0789 and Heidi Anderson, by email or by phone at 617.933.0764 on or after Thursday July 14, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., Thursday, July 21, 2016.  A Proposers’ Conference will be held on July 22 at 1pm at MAPC’s offices, 60 Temple Place, Boston MA in the 3rd Floor Conference Room.  Proposals will be due at 12:00 p.m., Monday August 8th, 2016 at MAPC, 60 Temple Place, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02111.


The RFP documents are enclosed below.  We look forward to hearing from you!