Weekly event provides low-income families in the Big Bend area with free, fresh food
The Big Bend CDC and Farm Share
Free Food Fridays
Tish Byrd Community Gardens
421 W. Georgia St.
Tallahassee, FL 32301
“Free Food Fridays” is a weekly co-op event sponsored by the BBCDC and Farm Share. “Free Food Fridays” was created to provide low-to-no income individuals and families with fresh food and produce, within and surrounding the Big Bend area.
“BYOB” (Bring Your Own Bags) Take what you can carry!
THE HISTORY OF FREE FOOD FRIDAYS
Free food Fridays was established January 18, 2013.. It was started by Tuesday Knight, Operations Manager at the Big Bend CDC. There was a need for fresh food in the Big Bend Community, and it was only fitting that the CDC step in to provide a solution!
WHO CAN RECEIVE FOOD?
Times are tough, and food is becoming more and more expensive. That’s why everyone is eligible to receive FREE food every Friday! There are no special requirements. It doesn’t matter if you are in need or if you know someone in need. The food is for everyone.
HOW TO PARTICIPATE
Participation is Simple! To participate in our weekly Free Food Friday’s event, all you need is:
* Your Own Bag
* On-time arrival
* A pleasant attitude
* You must also be prepared to provide your name, address, and telephone number!