The Local Food Clinic provides community members with an easily accessible, welcoming environment to learn about the food access and health resources available in Franklin County. This program capitalizes on strong community partnerships, bringing cross-disciplinary expertise working together to address key barriers to food and health access.
The Local Food Clinic will provide a free, monthly drop-in opportunity focused on connecting residents of Franklin County with local food and health resources aimed at addressing food insecurity. The clinic will take place outside and be paired with the Just Roots market once a month from June through November. Program partners will provide friendly, knowledgeable expertise within their service area; promoting a holistic, healthy lifestyle.
2018 Local Food Clinic Schedule:
The Food Clinic will take place 3-6pm at Sears Ave. in Greenfield on the first Wednesday of every month June – November (July will be the 2nd Wednesday due to the holiday).
Dates: June 6th, July 11th, August 1st, September 5th, October 3rd, November 7th
2018 Community Partners:
Each of these organizations will have a representative attending the Local Food Clinic in 2018.
The Center for Self Reliance
The Community Health Center of Franklin County
The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts SNAP and Nutrition teams
The Franklin County Community Co-op