Fresh Food Delivery

Fresh food delivery – every day – to those who need it in Kingston. That’s what Loving Spoonful and our dedicated, conscientious volunteers provide to 58 locations across Kingston & Area. See below for the donors and recipients.  

Loving Spoonful, working with amazing volunteers, has collected and delivered over

$1.75 million of fresh food since we started.

The food we reclaim is all healthy and perishable:  vegetables, fruit, baked goods, meats, dairy products and healthy prepared foods. All of this beautiful food passes both Loving Spoonful’s Healthy Food Guidelines and, as the Guidelines report, our own constant test: We only deliver it if it is fresh enough to feed our own families. People in poverty or struggling at a shelter need nothing less to cope.   

Food reclamation donors are covered by the Ontario Food Donation Act and have a great experience thanks to the professionalism of Loving Spoonful staff and volunteers. (visit the Donate Food to donate).   

 

Thank you Fresh Food Drivers! This wouldn’t work without you! We are happy to be able to offer tax receipts for mileage upon request. To join the volunteer brigade, visit the Volunteer page. 

Thank you!

Curious how it works?

Check out this video from YGK Experience as they ride along on one of our fresh food delivery routes!

Who Donates ?

  • Amherstview Foodland

  • Aquaterra

  • Bert's Catering

  • Brown's Catering Solutions 

  • Deodatos

  • Donald Gordon Centre

  • Fresh Co. 

  • Juniper Cafe

  • Kingston Olive Oil Co.

  • Pan Chancho

  • Panera Bread 

  • Pig & Olive Premium Meat

  • Queen's University Hospitality Services

  • Schell's Market

  • Sigrid's Natural Foods

  • Starbucks

  • Tara Natural Foods 

  • Wooden Heads 

  • Walmart

Italics indicate less frequent deliveries

Where Do We Deliver ?

  • 7th Day Adventist Church 

  • ACE (Alternative Choices for Education) 

  • AMHS (Addiction & Mental Health Services) for KFLA 

  • AMS Food Centre 

  • Boys and Girls Club WEST   

  • Boys and Girls Club 

  • Bread of Life, Salvation Army  

  • Dawn House 

  • Elizabeth Fry Centre 

  • Four Directions Aboriginal Centre 

  • Good Times Diner 

  • HIV/AIDS Regional Services (HARS) 

  • Home Base Housing Market Stand 

  • In from the Cold 

  • Interval House 

  • John Howard Society

  • Katarokwi Grandmothers Council 

  • Kingston Community Health Centres (KCHC) Market Stand 

  • Kingston Frontenac Housing, Calvin Park & Rideau Heights Market Stands

  • Kingston Youth Shelter 

  • Kingston Youth Space 

  • Kingston Youth Transition House  

  • Lily's Place 

  • Lunch by George 

  • Martha’s Table 

  • Métis Nation 

  • Next Church 

  • Nightlight 

  • One Roof Kingston Youth Hub

  • Peers of the Round Table 

  • Resolve Counselling Services

  • ReStart 

  • Rideau Heights Community Centre Market Stand

  • Rise[@]one4nine 

  • Ryandale Transition House 

  • Southern Frontenac Community Services 

  • Special Meals, St. Andrew’s

  • St. Vincent De Paul 

  • Street Health 

  • Street Smart 

  • The Mess, St. Andrew's 

  • Youth Diversion

Learn more about our Fresh Food Market Stands 

We are grateful to our Food Reclamation sponsors for their support:

Contact:  613-507-8848  |  info@lovingspoonful.org  |   559 Bagot St., Kingston, ON  K7K 3E1

©2019 by Loving Spoonful | Kingston, ON

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