Urban Pantry Barrie

Site: No Physical Address

Service: Barrie Good Food Box

Record #: BAR4021
Last Modified: 17 May 2023
Last Full Update: 15 May 2023

Record Details

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Location, Telephone & Internet

E-Mail barriegoodfoodbox@gmail.com
Website www.barriegoodfoodbox.com/
Social Media Facebook Instagram
Located In Community Barrie
Address Barrie, ON

Contact Information

Primary Contact Carol Dowsett, Barrie Good Food Box Coordinator,Canadian Mental Health Association, Simcoe County Branch; Phone: (Cell) 705-791-2432

Description & Services

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

  • Place order on or before the first Wed of the month online at Order Good Food Box
  • 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
Eligibility No restrictions
  • 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 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 $20

Other Details

Physical Access Not Applicable

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