Georgian Good Food Box (The)

Site: South Georgian Bay

Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone Office: 705-445-9660
E-Mail gfoodbox@gmail.com
Website www.ggfb.ca
Social Media Facebook
Located In Community Collingwood
Address Collingwood, ON
Canada
Contact Information
Primary Contact Loretta Stabile, Volunteer Coordinator (Wasaga Beach); Phone: 705-352-3555
Alternate Contact Ted Van den Hurk, Volunteer Coordinator (Clearview); Phone: (Residence) 705-970-7737; Email: tedvandenhurk@gmail.com
Volunteer Coordinator Joan Leonard, Volunteer Coordinator (Collingwood); Phone: (Residence) 705-445-9660
Primary Executive Ted Van den Hurk, Volunteer Coordinator (Clearview); Phone: (Res) 705-970-7737; Email: tedvandenhurk@gmail.com
Mailing Address 421 Minnesota St 
Collingwood, ON 
Canada L9Y 3S6
Description & Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 Response:
Barring any last minute changes, The Georgian Good Food Box is planning to reopen for July. Orders are now being accepted until July 7, 2021. Volunteers will be reaching out to customers by phone or email to confirm orders placed between December 2020 and now. If a customer has previously placed an order, but has not heard from anyone, reach out to gfoodbox@gmail.com or
  • Clearview, Ted 705-970-7737
  • Wasaga Beach, Loretta 705-352-3555
  • Collingwood, Joan 705-445-9660
Pick up will occur on Wednesday July 21, 2021 at the following locations and times:
  • Wasaga Beach Recplex, 11 am-12:30 pm
  • Stayner Anglican Church 11:30 am-12:30 pm or Stayner Public Library 1 pm-9 pm
  • New Lowell Public Library 2 pm-8 pm
  • Creemore Public Library 2 pm-5 pm or 7 pm-9 pm
  • Collingwood, please call Joan to arrange pick up, 705-445-9660
They are currently unable to provide individual deliveries.  Please get in touch, if an issue is anticipated with pick up. They might be able to help.

Regular Service:
Provides monthly box of assorted of fresh fruits and vegetables available to anyone in the community. Bulk-ordering of fresh, high-quality produce, locally grown where possible, offers sizable savings.

Each box contains a monthly newsletter with health and dietary information along with produce information and recipes to prepare meals from the box.

Sponsoring Individuals wanting to donate funds to purchase a Good Food Box for another individual can do so by stating the individual or the agency they wish to receive the box. The Georgian Good Food Box accepts donations to help support program infrastructure and help cover administrative costs. For information about being sponsored for a box or sponsoring another, call for further details.
Hours Hours of operation for ordering and pickup vary by location. Please call or check website for information.
Areas Served Blue Mountains ; Clearview (Simcoe County) ; Collingwood ; Wasaga Beach
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Orders
Must be placed and prepaid by the first Wednesday of the month (can prepay for one month in advance) by Paypal (see GGFB website) or at any one of the following locations:

  • Collingwood
    Collingwood Public Library, main desk, 55 Ste Marie St. Check library website for hours. Exact change and completed envelope required. Library staff cannot provide envelope, pen or change.

  • Wasaga Beach:
    Wasaga Beach Public Library - 120 Glenwood Avenue Check library website for hours. Exact change and completed envelope required. Library staff cannot provide envelope, pen or change.

  • Stayner:
    Clearview Public Library -Stayner Branch, 269 Regina St. Check library website for hours. Exact change and completed envelope required. Library staff cannot provide envelope, pen or change.

  • Creemore:
    Clearview Public Library - Creemore Branch, 165 Library St. Check library website for hours. Exact change and completed envelope required. Library staff cannot provide envelope, pen or change.

  • New Lowell
    Clearview Public Library - New Lowell Branch, 5237 County Rd 9. Check library website for hours. Exact change and completed envelope required. Library staff cannot provide envelope, pen or change.


Good Food boxes must be picked up on the third Wednesday of the month

Pick up locations
  • Collingwood:
    Collingwood Legion, 490 Ontario Street (south parking lot door off Erie St) from 11:30 am-2 pm or 72 Raglan St after 2 pm
  • Stayner:
    St Patrick's Church Hall parking lot 11 am-12:30 pm
    Clearview Public Library -Stayner Branch. Check library hours
  • Creemore:
    Clearview Public Library - Creemore Branch. Check library hours
  • New Lowell:
    Clearview Public Library - New Lowell Branch. Check library hours
  • Wasaga Beach:
    Lions Den RecPlex Hall, 1724 Mosley St, Front doors (no indoor access) from 11 am-12:30 pm
Languages English
Fees Service - $18 per box
PayPal payment accepted online ($1 processing charge applies).
Cash only at order locations.
Other Details
Elections The GGFB Board of Directors holds the Annual General Meeting in September.
Physical Access Fully Accessible - at pack and pick up locations
Print Material Pamphlet

Agency Overview