Free food distribution in Middlebury on Wednesday

MIDDLEBURY — The Vermont National Guard will be at Middlebury State Airport at 467 Airport Rd. Middlebury on Wednesday, May 20, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to distribute non-perishable food boxes, along with produce, chicken and dairy products provided by the Sheldon, Vt.-based Abbey Group. Anyone is welcome to come pick up food.
Each household will receive one “Farmers To Family Kit,” containing two gallons of milk, two boxes of meat (10 pounds of grilled chicken filet/strip and 10 pounds of breaded chicken tenders/patties), one box of fresh produce (15-25 pounds of assorted vegetables), and one box of Cabot dairy products (4 pounds cheddar cheese, 1.5 bounds American cheese, 2 pounds butter).
Also, each household member will receive one 20-pound box of non-perishable food.
Just pull up in your car, open your trunk, and members of the Guard will load the appropriate amount of food.
Please be sure there’s space available in your car for the boxes of food.
People can pick up “Farmers to Families” food boxes for up to five households while supplies last.
People are welcome to pick up non-perishable meal boxes for up to 10 individuals while supplies last.
Addison County residents with no transportation to access this food resource may call ACTR for free delivery as soon as possible and no later than 2 p.m. on Tuesday, May 19. The phone number is 388-2287.
The National Guard requests that you please not bring your pet to the distribution to ensure their safety while loading meal boxes into vehicles.
Those who are ill, have been advised to quarantine, or lack transportation can send a friend or relative to pick up meals for them.

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