Urban Pantry Barrie

Site: No Physical Address

Service: Barrie Good Food Box

Contact Information
E-Mail barriegoodfoodbox@gmail.com
Website barriegoodfoodbox.com
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/barrie.good.food.box/
Primary Contact Carol Dowsett, Barrie Good Food Box Coordinator, Canadian Mental Health Association Simcoe County Branch; Phone: (Cell) 705-791-2432
Site Information
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
Barrie, ON
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Pick-up Locations
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Barrie Good Food Boxes are a monthly box of assorted fresh fruits and vegetables, available to anyone in the community
  • bulk ordering of fresh, high-quality produce (Ontario when possible) at wholesale pricing
  • each box comes with an a monthly e-newsletter with health, dietary and produce information
  • one size available: $20 box includes 10 lb bag of potatoes, 2 lb bag of carrots, 2 lb onions, bag of apples, and other seasonal fruits and vegetables
 
The Barrie Good Food Box is a community buying program
Hours
  • Place order on or before the first Wed of the month online at Order Good Food Box 
  • Orders can also be placed in-person at 15 Bradford St, Barrie, Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm (ring doorbell and someone will come out - bring exact-change cash)  
  • Georgian College students receive a discount (discount not available on the website - must email. Contact Tannis Peacock at Student Life to place your order by the first Tuesday of the month, email Tannis.Peacock@georgiancollege.ca
  • Pick-up order on the second Wed of every month at Barrie Free Methodist Church, 284 Cundles Rd E, Barrie, 12:30 pm-6 pm
Areas Served Barrie - and area
Eligibility No restrictions
Application
  • Individuals are required to place and prepay their orders up to and including the first Wednesday of the month for pickup on the second Wednesday of the month 
  • Online orders must be paid by debit or credit card 
  • in person orders must be paid in cash only (exact change) by leaving an envelope with name, address, phone, box size at one of ordering locations 
  • If you do not pick up your box by 6 pm, it will be donated to a person or family who is struggling with food insecurity, cannot hold it or transfer your payment to the next month
Languages English
Fees Service - one box size $20
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name Good Food Box Program ; Urban Pantry Project
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2014
Funding Grants ; Foundation - Ontario Trillium Foundation ; Sale of Goods
Taxonomy and Classification
Service Categories Good Food Boxes ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Hunger/Food Issues