Fare For All, a local non-profit food program created to make fresh fruits and vegetables more affordable to Twin Cities families will be selling Holiday Packs for $30 at the Sprinkler Fitters Union Hall, 1404 Central Ave. NE, on Friday, Nov. 18 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Each Holiday Pack includes an 8-10 pound turkey, a Hormel pork tenderloin, 2lbs Tyson chicken wings, pork sausage, two bags of green beans, and a pumpkin pie. There is no need to register in advance.
Fare For All, sells packages of fresh produce and frozen meat at 37 locations throughout Minnesota. With prices ranging from $10 to $30 per package, Fare For All offers savings that are much less than retail prices. The program has no income requirements and is open to everyone who is looking to save money. There are no forms to complete and cash, credit, debit and EBT cards are all accepted.
Fare for All purchases fresh fruits, vegetables and frozen meats in bulk and passes on the savings to anyone who wants to stretch their food budget. Participants in the program save up to 40 percent on their food purchases. The end result is that households who utilize the program have access to and consume more nutritious staples.
For additional dates and a map of Fare For All locations, go to fareforall.org or find them on Facebook. Questions, contact them at 763-450-3880 or 1-800-582-4291.