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7 Farm Share Food Giveaways This Week In The Jacksonville Area

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A food pantry in Jacksonville

In Northeast Florida the non-profit Farm Share has set up distribution events for food-insecure residents to receive fresh produce and non-perishable canned goods.

Distribution takes place at drive-thru only locations to minimize contact and reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19.

Recipients who show up are required to wear a mask and bring a vehicle with a trunk or cargo bed to hold the food.

Farm Share will be set up at the following locations and times:

 

Event: Farm Share food distribution with American Legion Post 250 (Serving 200 households)

Date: Tuesday, Sept. 14, from 8 a.m. until supplies last

Location: 3939 Co Road 218, Middleburg 32068

Event: Farm Share food distribution with CMBC Family Life Center (Serving 200 households)

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 15, from 9 a.m. until supplies last

Location: 1414 Bronson St., Palatka 32177

Event: Farm Share food distribution with Philadelphia MB (Serving 200 households)

Date: Thursday, Sept. 16, from 9 a.m. until supplies last

Location: 5577 Moncrief Road, Jacksonville 32209

Event: Farm Share food distribution with First Baptist Church Callahan (Serving 400 households)

Date: Thursday, Sept. 16, from 4:30 p.m. until supplies last

Location: 45090 Green Ave., Callahan 32011

Event:  Farm Share food distribution with Councilman Reggie Gaffney and Family Dollar Shopping Center & CRC (Serving 400 households)

Date: Saturday, Sept. 18, from 9 a.m. until supplies last

Location: 10696 Lem Turner Road, Jacksonville  32218

Event: Farm Share food distribution with State Rep. Tracie Davis and Open Arms Christian Fellowship (Serving 400 households)

Date: Saturday, Sept. 18, from 9 a.m. until supplies last

Location: 2763 Dunn Ave., No. 1, Jacksonville 32218

Event: Farm Share food distribution with Lake Butler (Serving 300 households)

Date: Saturday, Sept. 18, from 9 a.m. until supplies last

Location: 155 NW 3rd St., Lake Butler 32054

Event: Farm Share food distribution with Sister Hermana Foundation (Serving 200 households)

Date: Saturday, Sept. 18, from 10 a.m. until supplies last

 

Location: 5460 Blanding Blvd., Jacksonville 32244

 

Raymon Troncoso can be reached at rtroncoso@wjct.org, 904-358-6319 or on Twitter at @RayTroncoso.

Reporter Raymon Troncoso joined WJCT News in June of 2021 after concluding his fellowship with Report For America, where he was embedded with Capitol News Illinois covering Illinois state government with a focus on policy and equity. You can reach him at (904) 358-6319 or Rtroncoso@wjct.org and follow him on Twitter @RayTroncoso.