Fare for All, a program of The Food Group, purchases fresh fruits and vegetables and frozen meats in bulk and passes on the savings to anyone who wants to stretch their food budget. Residents can save up to 40% on food purchases at locations in Richfield and Bloomington.
The program is celebrating its 33rd year and has $30 holiday packs in both November and December.
In addition to Fare For All’s usual fresh produce pack, small (mini) and large (mega) frozen meat packs, all locations will see the November and December Holiday packs, including Bloomington and Richfield.
The (all-frozen) content of the November Holiday Pack ($30) this year includes:
• Jennie-O whole turkey – 9-10 pounds
• Chicken breasts – 2.4 pounds
• Johnsonville four-cheese Italian sausage – 19 ounces
• Rotisserie turkey tenderloin – 1.5 pounds
• Sage pork sausage – 1 pound
• Green beans (2) –16 ounces
• Mrs. Smith’s pumpkin pie – 9-inches
The December Holiday Pack ($30) includes a spiral-cut ham with similar fixings to be determined.
Fare For All is community-based and community-supported. It is open to everyone and accepts cash, debit, credit and EBT.
The Bloomington Fare For All sale is hosted once a month at Creekside Community Center, 9801 Penn Ave S. The holiday distribution dates for Bloomington are Wednesdays, Nov. 13 and Dec. 11.
Richfield’s sale will be Tuesdays, Nov. 19 and Dec. 17, at the Richfield Community Center, 7000 Nicollet Ave S.
No need to call or register in advance.