Halton Fresh Food Box

Service: Fresh Food Boxes

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-634-8645
Fax 905-634-8711
E-Mail info@haltonfreshfoodbox.com
Website www.haltonfreshfoodbox.com
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/HaltonFreshFoodBox
LinkedIn LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/halton-fresh-food-box
Primary Contact Evan Hall, Program Manager
Site Information
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
St Christopher's Anglican Church (office and work location)
662 Guelph Line
Burlington, ON L7R 3M8
 
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Intersection Guelph Line and Prospect St
Accessibility Unknown ; accessibility varies by location of delivery sites * food box packing sites in Burlington and Georgetown are accessible * the 33 community drop sites throughout Halton Region vary in accessibility * contact the program manager for a drop site that meets your needs
Agency Information
Description (Agency) A not-for-profit organization whose key program partners are St. Christopher's Anglican Church, Halton Region, HMC Connections, Georgetown Christian Fellowship Church, Kerr Street Mission and Bob Rumball Associations for the Deaf.
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established November 2004
Funding Regional / Municipal - Halton Region
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) * orders for food boxes are taken up to 11 days prior to box delivery day  
* fresh food boxes are packed and delivered throughout the region on the first, second third and fourth Tuesday of every month: 
* Milton on the first Tuesday 
* Oakville on the second Tuesday 
* Burlington on the third Tuesday 
* Halton Hills on the fourth Tuesday 
 
* a drop site volunteer coordinator takes orders for the food boxes, arranges for the delivery site for the boxes and organizes customer pick up  
* fresh food boxes are available to anyone who would like to purchase a singles bag, small box or a family size box, for any reason - health, cost, supporting local farmers, easy access  
* the fresh fruits and vegetables are bulk purchased offering quality and value at below retail cost  
* focus is on seasonal produce 
 
The coordinator is working to set up more drop sites: 
* new sites require a site coordinator, a place to drop the boxes once a month and at least eight orders 
* vegetable and fruit farmers are invited to contact the coordinator regarding their produce and potential sales
Hours Mon-Wed 8:30-4:30
Dates orders taken up to 11 days prior to the delivery day
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility * boxes are available to anyone in the community who would like to purchase them  
* prioritizes helping people living on lower incomes i.e. seniors, families with access issues and new Canadians just learning about food grown in Ontario
Application visit www.haltonfreshfoodbox.com to determine location of a neighbourhood food box pick up site most convenient for you. Then use the pick up site contact information to pre-order and pre-pay for a food box from your preferred pick up site.
Languages English
Fees Program - cost of food in boxes only
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Fresh Food
Other Details
Resources pamphlet * order and delivery schedule * drop site operations handbook * promotional post cards

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