Wednesday: Farm Share food giveaway in Lake County

LAKE COUNTY, Fla. — Some Lake County residents will have a chance to pick up food items at no cost Tuesday morning.


Farm Share, a nonprofit that aims to help food-insecure residents in Florida, will distribute free, fresh produce and non-perishable canned goods in Lady Lake.

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Organizers said the giveaway will be held in conjunction with North Lake Presbyterian Church.

The Dec. 14 event is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. and will be held at:

  • 975 Rolling Acres Rd., Lady Lake, Fla. 32159

Farm Share said it helps to fight hunger “by working hand-in-hand with local farmers to recover and redistribute produce that would otherwise be thrown away due to aesthetic imperfections.”

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See the map below for event location:

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the distribution event will be drive-thru style to minimize contact and to help ensure the safety of everyone who participates, organizers said.

Attendees should arrive in a vehicle with a trunk or cargo bed.

Wednesday’s food giveaway will be on a first-come, first-served basis and will operate until supplies run out.

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Farm Share has also scheduled a food distribution event in Central Florida for Thursday.

Organizers will be partnering with Inspiration of Hope Community Resources in Flagler County.

The Dec. 15 event starts at 11 a.m. and will be held at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church of Palm Coast, located at:

  • 75 Pine Lakes Pkwy. South, Palm Coast, Fla., 32164

See the map below for event location on Dec 15:

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