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4 Farm Share food distributions in Jacksonville this week

Farm Share is making sure no Floridians go hungryJACKSONVILLE, Fla. – One of the most common requests in our newsroom is to find out when the next food distribution event will be in Jacksonville. Farm Share is hosting four events in town this week. Recipients will receive fresh produce and non-perishable canned goods. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, distributions are drive-thru only to minimize contact and to help ensure the safety of all parties, and attendees must wear a mask and arrive in a vehicle with a trunk or cargo bed. Here are the dates, times and locations of the four events:Farm Share food distribution with the Church of OaklandDate: Thursday, March 25, 2021, from 10 a.m. until supplies lastLocation: 1025 Jessie St., Jacksonville, Fla. 32206Farm Share food distribution with St. Matthew Baptist ChurchDate: Friday, March 26, 2021, from 8 a.m. until supplies lastLocation: 3811 Moncrief Road, Jacksonville, Fla. 32209Farm Share food distribution with State Rep. Tracie DavisDate: Saturday, March 27, 2021, from 9 a.m. until supplies lastLocation: 2803 Edgewood Ave. W, Jacksonville, Fla. 32209AdFarm Share food distribution with Councilman Gaffney & Central Baptist Institutional ChurchDate: Saturday, March 27, 2021, from 9:30 a.m. until supplies lastLocation: 524 W 3rd St., Jacksonville, Fla. 32209With the 2021 Legislative Session underway, Farm Share is urging the Legislature to fully fund Farm Share, so the state’s largest food bank can continue to meet the needs of food-insecure Floridians in the state’s 67 counties.