Food Near You
There are many ways to get fresh, healthy food at a low cost in our area!
Visit https://www.ams.usda.gov/local-food-directories/farmersmarkets to find out which markets accept WIC Farmers Market Nutrition Program (WIC-FMNP), WIC Cash Value Vouchers, Senior Farmers Markets Nutrition Program (SFMNP), and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
Food Pantries & Soup Kitchens
Dial 2-1-1 or search here for food pantries and soup kitchens near you!
Free Meals for Youth
For information on free summer meals near you, text 877-877 and write "FOOD" or "COMIDA" and your ZIP code.
In late August, I brought a youth group to visit Silver Queen Farm. Farmer Gordy showed the kids how the potatoes are cleaned, sorted and packaged. What was most exciting for them was to dig up the potatoes themselves. They said it was like "digging up buried treasure."