April 1, 2022 Pagliai's Pizza froze up a bunch of sweet corn so they could run a special out of season pizza starting March 31st! $2 out of each pizza will be donated to the Grinnell Food Coalition. Thank you to Prairie Produce for the delicious sweet corn! Special is for one week!
October 25, 2021 The Grinnell Food Coalition partnered with local businesses and organizations to bring a Meals from the Heartland packaging opportunity to Grinnell. The event was held on Friday, October 22 at the Bayer offsite warehouse with approximately 100 volunteers gathering to package meals. The macaroni and cheese meal includes a soy protein and [...]
May 9, 2021 The final round of "Time to Eat", our free food box program is Thursday, May 13. Starting at 4pm for the public. Located at 2021 6th Ave.
March 22, 2021 Thursday, March 25 starting at 4:00pm! Let's Eat food box distribution. Tell your neighbors! Please no early birds.
March 5, 2021 Let's Eat! The next round of free food box distribution will be March 11. We have seen the communities desire to participate and have made some changes for this round. If you have a specific need, please private message the GFC.
February 3, 2021 Grinnell Food Coalition has partnered with the USDA for the next round of food box distribution. Available to anyone! DM us with questions!
February 1, 2021 The Grinnell Food Coalition is pleased to introduce Time to Eat!, a no-cost, farmer to family program designed to provide regionally-sourced food to families during the pandemic. On February 11, residents of Grinnell and surrounding communities are invited to pick up a free box of food at Bayer, located at 2021 6th [...]
December 18, 2020 Food insecurity was a challenge for many people before the scourge of COVID-19. The Grinnell Food Coalition wishes to thank every person and organization in Grinnell that made a gift to the Coalition. Together, we are committed to the idea of neighbors helping neighbors. Our Coalition now invites anyone who would like [...]
November 4, 2020 GOOD NEWS: Double Up Food Bucks is now OPEN! Due to limited funding, customers will only be able to spend Double Up Food Bucks that have not yet been used at a participating site. Customers will not be able to earn new Double Up Food Bucks until further notice. Thank you to [...]
October 25, 2020 October is We Give month at the Claude W. & Dolly Ahrens Foundation/ Ahrens Park Foundation. The Grinnell Food Coalition is now serving over 270 families and 680 individuals in the greater Grinnell area. Please consider a gift so we may continue to help families and individuals struggling with food needs. To [...]