Good Food Box
Affordable, Local, Fruits & Veggies
The Good Food Box program is suspended until further notice.
We have additional information about programs that combat food insecurity around Calgary, as well as resources for free or low-cost food included here as a PDF document should you need them.
The SU Campus Food Bank is now an official depot for the Good Food Box program and our services are open to the campus community!
The Good Food Box program is run through the Community Kitchen Program of Calgary and aims to provide community members with greater access to affordable, nutritious and sustainable fresh fruits and vegetables. The program purchases produce directly from local farmers and wholesalers. The program is run by volunteers that pack the boxes full of fruits and vegetables to be delivered to depots across the city.
What do they do?
They purchase fresh produce directly from local farms and wholesale clubs in bulk. After it is dropped off at their warehouse, their volunteers sort the food into good food boxes (maximum food for price), which are then delivered to depots to be handed out to clients.
What does a depot do?
A depot is responsible for collecting orders from the clients/community, receiving payment, and making sure someone is on location to receive the boxes on the day of delivery and to distribute the boxes back into the community.
ITEMS MAY INCLUDE
- Bell Peppers
Good food box pricing
20+ lbs. of produce
30+ lbs. of produce
40+ lbs. of produce
Order the good food box
Come to the Volunteer Services Office in Room 225, MacEwan Student Centre (MSC 225) between 8:30am – 4:30pm weekdays and we will help you fill out a form and submit your order. Payment is required at the time of order, cash only.
GOOD FOOD BOX Schedule
Order and Pick-Up Deadlines
Pick-ups must be completed between 1:00 and 4:00 p.m.
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