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Friday: Farm Share hosts food giveaway in West Melbourne

By Gene Saladna,

2023-03-24

Some Brevard County residents will have a chance to pick up food items at no cost Friday morning.

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Farm Share , a nonprofit that aims to help food-insecure residents in Florida, will distribute free, fresh produce and non-perishable canned goods in West Melbourne.

Organizers said the giveaway will be held in conjunction with the City of Melbourne, State Rep. Randy Fine and State Rep. Thad Altman.

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The March 24 event is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. and will be held at Space Coast Field of Dreams, located at:

  • 3053 Fell Rd., West Melbourne, Fla. 32904
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Farm Share said it helps to fight hunger “by working hand-in-hand with local farmers to recover and redistribute produce that would otherwise be thrown away due to aesthetic imperfections.”

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See the map below for event location:

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the distribution event will be drive-thru style to minimize contact and to help ensure the safety of everyone who participates, organizers said.

Attendees should arrive in a vehicle with a trunk or cargo bed.

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Friday’s food giveaway will be on a first-come, first-served basis and will operate until supplies run out.

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