SHARE food program - Mothering Forums

Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
#1 of 3 Old 06-10-2012, 12:53 PM - Thread Starter
 
Kaydove's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Guadalajara, Mexico
Posts: 892
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

I was reading the Frugality And Finances Resources article on Mothering.com (http://www.mothering.com/community/a/frugality-and-finances-resources) and saw under food assistance listed the SHARE food assistance program (here's the link for the California one http://www.goldensharefoods.com/) and how its not income dependant. From what I understand, its basically bulk ordering food and then people in the community get to buy the food at the bulk order prices.

 

Has anyone used it? What's the quality of food like? I'm going to start a local CSA veggie box and I'm looking into a fish one as well, so I don't need veggies or fish.


DD Seraphina born at home on 2/21/2012! 

"Childbirth is more admirable than conquest, more amazing than self-defense, and as courageous as either one."
Kaydove is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
#2 of 3 Old 06-10-2012, 08:38 PM
 
34me's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 2,457
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
We used it for years when my kiddos were little. It was some fruits and veggies, some SAD frozen stuff, some odds and ends. If your hungry and you don't qualify for anything else it really works to fill in the corners.
The baking packages around the holidays were well worth it.
34me is offline  
#3 of 3 Old 06-26-2012, 02:05 AM
 
Nursingnaturalmom's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Wisconsin
Posts: 710
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

we have used it and it has gotten better over the years.  The one in Wisconsin closed for good in May.


: :Mama to 4 girls and Michael is here 9/11/09 We love :::
Nursingnaturalmom is offline  
Reply

Tags
Frugality

User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off