I picked up my first Good Food Box yesterday! Okay, my friend Hayley picked it up for me on Thursday, but I picked it up from her.
I’m excited to a) get more involved in my community, b) pay less than supermarket prices for produce, c) get better than supermarket value for produce, and d) eat locally-grown produce!
My box this month includes: red potatoes, apples, a cucumber, carrots, a coleslaw mix of chopped cabbage and carrots, a large turnip, a bag of mixed onions, and some Weth mushrooms.
A booklet with information and recipes was included, too.
I’m really impressed and I can’t wait to start eating this food!
Do a Good Deed
And, as a bonus, I learned that you can purchase a Good Food Box for people that can’t necessarily afford one. Hayley told me that there was a month when she wasn’t able to pick up her box on the distribution day, and found out later that it had been donated to a family who had not eaten for a few days. Chances are, that family would have been forced to survive on Kraft Dinner and pork & beans before Hayley’s unwitting gift.
Do a good deed: buy a Good Food Box for your family, and one for another family if you can!
Distribution Sites and Payment Information
You can currently order and pick up your Good Food Box in Bayfield, Blyth, Clinton, Exeter, Ethel, Goderich, Grand Bend, Hensall, Seaforth, Vanastra, Wingham, and Zurich.
One box costs $15 cash (no cheques).
For April, order and pay for your box by Friday, April 6th, and pick it up on Tuesday, April 17th.
In May, order and pay by Friday, May 4th, and pick it up on May 17th.
For more information, visit the Huron Good Food Box website, “Like” them on Facebook, email them at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call the Infoline at 519-482-3416, extension 2244.