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Farmers to Families Food Box Program
There are upcoming food distributions from the Vermont Food Bank in Burlington on Tuesday, March 30 and Friday, April 9. As of 5:00 p.m. today, there were no openings remaining for the March 30 distribution; however, there are still openings* for the food box distribution on April 9. Please check on the following website to make an appointment:

*As of 5:00 p.m. on Monday, March 29, there were still openings for the Burlington distribution on April 9.

The Colchester Food Shelf will be open on Wednesday, March 31 from 12 Noon to 6 PM.

The Colchester Food Shelf will be reviewing registration information and checking Proof of Residency. Please bring your Proof of Residency when you visit the Food Shelf. Documentation should be a bill, such as a utility bill, insurance bill, etc., or a mortgage/lease agreement. A driver’s license and/or car registration can NOT be used for Proof of Residency.

Please remember to wear a face mask the entire time you are at the Food Shelf. Make sure there is room in the trunk of your car and/or the back of your SUV for your groceries.

Not feeling well? Someone can pick up groceries on your behalf! Please call us to complete the perishables information and let us know who is picking up groceries for you. You can reach the Food Shelf at 802-879-2444.

Thank you so much for the donated groceries each week. You amaze us each week! Please remember to only bring items on Wednesdays. Volunteers are at the Food Shelf beginning at 11 AM on Wednesdays preparing for the day. If you want to drop off donations between 11 AM and 12 Noon, please come to the side door of the Food Shelf. If you would like to drop off donations between 12 Noon and 6 PM, you can park at Claussen’s Greenhouse. You will find the donation container near the left garage door at the Food Shelf. We can always use cereal, pasta sauce, peanut butter and jelly, bottled juice, baking items (like flour and sugar), baked beans, and canned meals (like Ravioli, beef stew, Spaghetti O’s, etc.).


THANK YOU again from the Volunteers and Clients

Where Can You Find Us?
The Food Shelf is located at 245 Main Street, Colchester, between Claussen’s Greenhouse and Union Memorial School. We can also be reached by phone at 802-879-2444. If you call outside our Wednesday hours, please leave a message.

Our mailing address for donations is Colchester Food Shelf, PO Box 625, Colchester, Vermont 05446.

Questions? Email

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