Hey Barrie Concerned Citizens!

Hey Barrie Concerned Citizens! So I just wanted to let you all know that we are still looking for help with sponsoring low-income families here in #Barrie. There are actually families and children starving right now. One of our recipients is a 50-something-year-old single mom raising her 20-year-old autistic son, working like a dog all the time. All she can afford to eat is one sandwich a day. The horrible truth is, this is pretty normal for a lot of people working low-wage jobs - especially here in Barrie where it’s mostly low-wage jobs and is ranked the third-most expensive housing market in Canada. Another recipient can’t even afford to buy a box of birthday cake mix so she can bake her young son a cake for his birthday. There are thousands of families here in Barrie struggling to survive right now and the food bank is only giving them enough food to last a week - maybe - and that’s not including toilet paper either. This month, our July meal boxes cost $41 but are va…
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Woot woot! What a fantastic day today was!! We just finished up

Woot woot! What a fantastic day today was!! We just finished up our first official monthly delivery day. Although we did these meal boxes for Christmas and Easter, June was Fresh Food Weekly’s first “monthly” meal box! Firstly, I want to thank all the local businesses who made today’s meal boxes possible! Thank you Continental Specialties for your heavenly mild Gouda cheese! Thank you Terry's Unique Hot Sauce for 50 bottles of your Original hot sauce! Thank you Barrie Hill Farms for the strawberries and asparagus! Thank you Don's Bakery Muskoka for the variety of baked goods! Wow there was a lot!! 😁 Thank you Dominion Farm Produce Ltd for the carrots, onions and beets! Thank you Alliston Creamery & Dairy for the butter! Thank you Homestead Farm for the farm fresh eggs! Thank you Stone Horse Farm for the pork bones that we used for making the broth!! Thank you COBS Bread for the loaves of bread and buns! And thank you Thorganic Farms for the ground beef! Wow! I’ve had it …
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