Proceeds from Dine In, Help Out will benefit Farm to Families, a St. Christopher’s Foundation for Children fresh food program that supports the health and well-being of North Philadelphia children and their families.
Fresh, healthy foods are one of the keys to a lifetime of good health. Working with a network of community-based organizations, Farm to Families ensures that families in North Philadelphia (specific zip codes include 19120, 19122, 19124, 19125, 19133, 19134, 19137, and 19140) are able to purchase fresh, healthy foods at affordable prices throughout the year. But it’s also important for household members to know how to use these foods to create health meals for their families, so Farm to Families includes nutrition education, recipes, and even produce care instructions.
Especially for people who live, work or worship in North Philadelphia, Farm to Families ensures that families are able to purchase fresh, healthy food at affordable prices throughout the year and that household members will know how to use these foods to prepare healthy meals for their families.
Boxes of healthy, farm fresh produce are available to order each week at near wholesale prices of $10 and $15 each. Yogurt, cheeses, eggs, meat and fish are also available.
SNAP/EBT cards (formerly known as food stamps) cash, and credit/debit cards are all accepted for payment. Orders are placed one week in advance by contacting one of the distribution sites.
Recipes and produce care instructions are included and each site features nutrition education programming.
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