Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR)

The Department’s mission is to help keep the Massachusetts’ food supply safe and secure, and to work to keep Massachusetts agriculture economically and environmentally sound.

Contact Us



Boston Office
251 Causeway St, Suite 500, Boston, MA 02114-2151
West Springfield Office - Mailing Address
138 Memorial Drive, Suite 42, West Springfield, MA 01089
West Springfield Office - Physical location
42 Century Way, West Springfield, MA 01089
Lakeville Office
30 Riverside Drive, Suite 202, Lakeville, MA 02347


8:45 am - 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Lakeville 774-419-1800

8:45 am - 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday


Boston 617-626-1850

Who we serve

We support, regulate and enhance the rich diversity of the Commonwealth’s agricultural community to promote economically and environmentally sound food safety and animal health measures, and fulfill agriculture’s role in energy conservation and production.

Looking for Massachusetts grown and produced products? Visit our gateway to MassGrown farm products, specialty foods, and fun ag-tivities!

MDAR programs and services A-Z.

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Recent news & announcements from Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources

Press Release

State public health officials announce season’s first West Nile virus-positive mosquito sample 

7/11/2019 Department of Public Health

Residents urged to use bug spray to avoid getting bitten

Upcoming Events from Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources

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