Farm Share Produce Giveaway Set for Largo
The giveaway, scheduled for Friday, will feature drive through and walk-up distribution of fruit, vegetables and other nutritious food.
LARGO – The Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners will join community partners to host a free produce and food distribution event Friday (April 12) in Largo.
The Farm Share event will begin at 9 a.m. in the parking lot of the Pinellas County Housing Authority, 11479 Ulmerton Road. The giveaway will feature drive through and walk-up distribution of fruit, vegetables and other nutritious food. The agency fair will feature county departments as well as other community organizations providing information to residents. The event is scheduled to run until 11 a.m. or while supplies last.
The county’s involvement in the Farm Share program is part of a continuous effort to ensure public well-being by distributing healthy foods to citizens most in need. Anyone in need of assistance with grocery necessities is welcome to attend.
The Pinellas County Commission is welcoming Farm Share to Pinellas County in partnership with several community organizations, including the Pinellas County Housing Authority, the city of Largo, the Largo Police Department, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, the Florida Dream Center, and Florida Blue.
Farm Share is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the distribution of nutritious foods to those in need. It serves as a link between farmers with surplus produce and social service agencies in Florida and throughout the southeastern United States. Last year, Farm Share served more than 6 million Florida households and distributed 40 million pounds of food to needy families.
For information on Farm Share, go to farmshare.org.
Photo courtesy of Pinellas County.
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