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 Mark Redmond, Program Coordinator; Phone: 705-444-9860; Email: markredm1947@gmail.com
Alternate Contact Ted Van den Hurk, Volunteer Coordinator (Stayner); Phone: (Residence) 705-428-5537; Email: tedvandenhurk@gmail.com
Volunteer Coordinator Joan Leonard, Volunteer Coordinator (Collingwood); Phone: (Residence) 705-445-9660
Primary Executive Loretta Stabile, Volunteer Coordinator (Wasaga Beach); Phone: 705-352-3555
Mailing Address 421 Minnesota St 
Collingwood, ON 
Canada L9Y 3S6
Description & Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 Response:
The Georgian Good Food Box has decided to suspend the June 2021 order and pack cycle due to lack of packing sites, order locations and indoor gathering sizes. Any orders already placed and paid for will be credited to the next month in operation. If you have any questions, contact the Georgian Good Food Box via email at gfoodbox@gmail.com or phone, 705-445-9660. 

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:
  • CollingwoodCollingwood 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 LowellClearview 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 p.m.
  • 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 10:30 am-12:30 pm
Languages English
Fees Service - $18/ box, $1 processing fee charged for online orders ; Cash only at order locations. Paypal payment accepted online (processing charge applies).
Other Details
Elections The GGFB Board of Directors holds the Annual General Meeting in Sep
Physical Access Fully Accessible - at pack and pick up locations
Print Material Pamphlet

Agency Overview