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May 24, 2013

Nourishment Network North Florida is expanding its operations in St Johns County. We have moved into a much larger facility which will allow us to distribute far more food to the hungry men, women and children of St Johns, Flagler and Putnam Counties. Also, the new facility will allow Nourishment Network to collect more fresh produce from area farms to be distributed to the hungry. 

We still need the following items in order to open the new St Johns County Distribution Center....

April 02, 2013

Mobile Pantry delivered the equivalent of 7,000 meals to beaches residents

ATLANTIC BEACH, Fla. - For most folks, Easter is a time of little ones hunting for eggs and families gathering around the dinner table for a day of celebration. But some beaches residents don't know where their next meal is coming from, let alone have the means to prepare an Easter feast. 

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April 02, 2013

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Local low-income expectant mothers are receiving nutritious meals, prenatal vitamins and crucial advice about nutrition during their pregnancies thanks to new collaborative funding from several local foundations.

Nourishment Network's new Health Begins Before Birth program is designed to reduce the area's infant mortality and premature birth rates by working hands-on with local underinsured pregnant women who are particularly vulnerable to high-risk...

April 02, 2013

6,300 SF WAREHOUSE FACILITY WILL SERVE ST. JOHNS, PUTNAM AND FLAGLER

JACKSONVILLE, FL - A recent $75,000 challenge grant from an anonymous foundation will enable Nourishment Network North Florida to move into and renovate a larger food distribution hub near St. Augustine. The planned facility will substantially increase Nourishment Network's ability to meet a rapidly growing demand for its services.

The new location is next to I-95 near State Road 16...

March 05, 2013

Join General Mills, Feeding America, Sam's Club and Nourishment Network North Florida to Outnumber Hunger. 

Helping your local food bank has never been easier. Any time you buy selected General Mills merchandise at the store, just find the code on its packaging and...

February 28, 2013

The Community Safety Net Fund has pledged to support Nourishment Network North Florida with a $111,600 grant to acquire scanning technology and add a larger truck for more efficient distribution. Also, the grant will fund renovation of a St. Augustine warehouse to alleviate pressure on the Duval County warehouse and more effectively distribute fresh food in Jacksonville.

The Community Safety Net Fund has awarded more than $700,000 in grants to 13 area nonprofits that provide...

February 26, 2013

City of Jacksonville, Colleges, Nonprofits and Churches To Assist in Effort 

JACKSONVILLE, FL – Officials from the City of Jacksonville, Edward Waters College, Nourishment Network North Florida and others will come together Saturday, sowing seeds to solve hunger in our area by converting a vacant urban lot into a community garden.

The initiative named Success Garden...

February 05, 2013

Barnes Farm, a family business located in Hastings, Florida, has been an invaluable partner to Nourishment Network North Florida, donating more than 182,000 pounds of fresh produce last year. They grow, pack and ship cabbage, cucumbers, cantaloupe and mini-watermelons throughout the region year-round.

Barnes Farm is certified in food safety and has recently installed many capital...

February 04, 2013

Join Seceond Harvest North Florida and Jacksonville Magazine for Northeast Florida’s most prestigious culinary competition. Great Chefs of Jacksonville returns to the gorgeous TPC Sawgrass Clubhouse in the spring of 2013, and once again, eight of the city’s top chefs (four per...

February 04, 2013

 

Bacon’s Select Produce is a family-run, hydroponic farm located in North Jacksonville. They raise lettuces and a variety of other specialty greens for local farmers’ markets and local restaurants and now support Nourishment Network North Florida with what they cannot sell. Everyone who has seen their...

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