Produce Markets at Columbus City Schools

In partnership with the Mid-Ohio Food Collective and Columbus Recreation and Parks, has extended the Mobile Produce Market available at various food service sites through May. Free bags of fresh produce will be provided to adults to pick up produce groceries to take home during student grab-and-go meal pick-up from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. To see the full schedule, visit our COVID-19 updates and resources page.

COVID-19 UPDATES AND RESOURCES

The health and well-being of our customers, volunteers and staff are top priorities for us here at the Foodbank. To that end and due to the public health threat that faces our community, it is more important now than ever that we educate one another as information comes in. This page will be updated daily with recent news, resources, and procedures as new discoveries and announcements are made about the coronavirus (COVID-19) as they relate to our work here at Mid-Ohio Foodbank.

Change in process at the Kroger Community Food Pantry

The health and well-being of our customers, volunteers and staff are top priorities for us here at the Foodbank.  To that end and due to the most recent coronavirus updates, the Kroger Community Food Pantry will move from its current shopping model to pre-packaged boxes, beginning Thursday, March 12, 2020 until further notice.

Upon arrival to the Foodbank’s parking lot, every vehicle will be given a number and asked to park in an orderly fashion.  A volunteer or staff member will conduct registration at the vehicle and a pre-packaged box will be delivered.  There is no need for you to get out of your vehicle as the food box will be brought directly to you.  In the interest of keeping human contact to an absolute minimum, what the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) calls “social distancing,” we believe that this is the safest course of action to take moving forward, especially during these challenging times. Effective June 2nd, all customers are welcome to visit the Pantry for a full shop every week. 

THE PANTRY IS OBSERVING THE FOLLOWING HOURS:

  • Monday – Closed for stocking, sorting, and packing
  • Tuesday – 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Wednesday – 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. AND 5 p.m.-7 p.m.
  • Thursday – 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Friday – 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Saturday – 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
  • Sunday – Closed for stocking, sorting, and packing

We so appreciate your understanding and cooperation as we all look out for one another during this public health threat and as this situation continues to unfold.  Thank you.

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In order to grow and provide more fresh produce to our hungry neighbors, Mid-Ohio Foodbank is pleased to open the 2019 Urban Agriculture Grant.  

Liz and her husband, Josh, have three children. Leslie is 7, Nadia is 3 and Marietta is just 2 months old. When Liz and Josh first got married, their lives were pretty stable. They had a place to live and both worked full time. They could pay the bills; they could buy their children the things they needed. ...