Fresh Groceries & Meals
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Free Food & Meals
The City of Philadelphia provides free meals and fresh groceries at food distribution sites, including schools, community centers and summer Playstreets sites. Go to phila.gov/food.
Food Coalition Against Hunger publishes an interactive map of food pantries in Philadelphia.
The Philly Food Finder map includes food pantries, farmers markets, senior meals, SHARE host sites, soup kitchens and WIC offices, and you can search by types if ID and payment required.
For information about community meals in Kensington designed to support the local homeless community, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nourish is NKCDC’s own meal kit delivery and nutrition program for the Kensington, Fairhill and Juniata neighborhoods of Philadelphia. Over an 8-week program, it provides fresh groceries, recipes, nutrition information, kitchen checklists, and even suggested physical activity and social service information.
Greensgrow Farms SNAP Share offers farm shares for fresh produce at a discounted rate to individuals or families that qualify for SNAP benefits.
Kensington Community Food Co-op, Kensington’s first community-owned grocery store opened in 2019.
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) helps Pennsylvanians buy food. You can fill out an application online or at a county assistance office. Call 215-430-0556 for more information.
Nourish is NKCDC’s nutrition education program, funded in part by Pennsylvania SNAP-Ed. It connects Philadelphia households to healthy food, affordable recipes, healthy cooking techniques, nutrition information and other health resources.