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Food Donations

The Table focuses on making the healthiest and most nutritious food choices available to our community.

 

We invite you to help us keep our shelves, fridges and freezers fully stocked. 

  • Please nothing that is out of date or damaged. 

  • Prepared foods must from a certified kitchen.

  • Meats must be slaughtered and butchered in a certified facility and eggs must be graded.

  • All farm and garden produce in good condition is most welcome. (Please no massive zuchinnis!)

For non-perishable food donations please choose items that meet our Core Foods criteria:

  • Rich in nutrients

  • In environmentally-friendly packaging

  • Locally grown and/or produced

  • Low in sodium (salt)

  • Low in fat

  • Low to no processing

  • Less than 3-5 ingredients on the label

Image by Joshua Olsen

Examples of Core Foods 

  • Canned whole, diced or crushed tomatoes

  • Canned vegetables

  • Canned tomato paste and sauce

  • Canned pasta sauces

  • Canned seafood

  • Canned  beans and dried beans

  • Natural peanut butter

  • Bread - whole grain/whole wheat when possible

  • Dried pasta

  • Rice

  • Oats

  • Grains and seeds

  • Breakfast cereals (low sugar)

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