Adirondack Food System Network
AFSN is a collaboration of multiple organizations working together to better understand food system issues, identify gaps, and develop realistic solutions. The AFSN website provides information on SNAP/WIC vendors as well as statistics on food network resources and food insecurity in the region. Click here to learn more.
Adirondack Harvest supports and promotes businesses that grow, use and sell local food. Find an interactive map of farms, farmstores, local food retail locations, farmers’ markets, and more on their website at adirondackharvest.com.
Comfort Food Community
CFC is a non-profit organization that provides access to fresh, wholesome food through a variety of programs, including Food Pantry services, mobile produce distribution, Food Farmacy, and nutrition education. Click here to learn more.
Cornell Cooperative Extension
CCE’s nutrition education program promotes optimal health to individuals and families. Information and resources are available on food preparation and safety, how to stretch food dollars, preserving food, reducing fat in the diet, and other nutrition topics.. Click here to learn more.
Free Meals for Children & Seniors
USDA.gov provides information on how to access nutritious food, through programs such as the National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program, and Commodity Supplemental Food Program. Click to see all the programs they have available.
Immediate Food Assistance
Call the USDA National Hunger Hotline at 1-866-3-HUNGRY (1-866-348-6479) or 1-877-8-HAMBRE (1-877-842-6273). Information is available in English and Spanish. The hotline operates Monday through Friday, 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM. Click for further information.
Office for the Aging
OFA serves the population over age 60, assisting them to access services and address their needs. The OFA Nutrition Program provides healthy, nutritious meals in select senior centers, clubs, housing complexes, town halls, and more. All individuals over 60 are welcome regardless of income level or resources. Click to find programs available in your area and to find your local office.
Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides nutritious foods, education (including breastfeeding promotion and support), and referrals to health and other services. Click here to determine eligibility.