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PUTNEY Putney Food Drop Distribution: All are welcome to come for free produce and some non-perishable items distributed by the Vermont Foodbank and the Putney Foodshelf. 9:30-10:15 a.m. Masks required. The VT Foodbank truck will park on the side of the road in the big U (Alice Holway Drive). Everyone welcome. No questions asked! Drivers: Shoppers will stay in their cars until called. Until further notice, shoppers can pick up for no more than two households. Bags provided. Volunteers will put them in your trunk. Walkers are welcome too. If you have never participated, volunteers will be available to explain how it works. (Usually the 4th Thur. of every month). Free. Putney Meadows, 17 Carol Brown Way. Information: 802-387-8551.

Community meals

BRATTLEBORO Everyone Eats! Pick up Ready-Made Meals: This food relief pilot program leverages federal relief funds to engage local restaurants in making to-go meals for anyone in Brattleboro, Guilford, Vernon, Dummerston, Putney whose food security is challenged by the COVID-19 crisis due to un/under-employment, homelessness, other financial challenges. Eight Brattleboro restaurants: A Vermont Table, Dosa Kitchen, Duo, Hazel, Indian Masala, MamaSezz, Porch Too, The Works, and Yalla are providing 150 meals per day. 4 - 6 p.m. Mon.-Thur. Please do not arrive early. Individuals/households can pick up meals in the parking lot. First-come, first-served. You will receive one individually packaged cold ready-to-eat or heat & serve dinner for each person you request a meal for while supplies last. Organizations can pick up pre-ordered meals at Mama Sezz in West Brattleboro. Through Friday, December 11. Free. (Base cost of each meal is $10 but any donation will be appreciated). C. F. Church Building, 80 Flat St. Information:, (questions).



November 2020