Month: October 2013

The Turkey Trot 5K returns for Thanksgiving

Have a good excuse for some second helpings by running or walking the Turkey Trot 5K on Thanksgiving morning. Details for this event can be found in the flyer here or on the race webpage Registration is 20 non-perishable food items or $20. Updated 11/7/13 to correct a typo on the flyer

Franklin Food Pantry Receives Grant from Darden Restaurants

Funds Earmarked to Support the Healthy Futures Initiative – Grant is one of more than 850 awarded through Darden’s 2nd annual Restaurant Community Grants program The Franklin Food Pantry was selected as a recipient of a $1,000 grant as part of the Restaurant Community Grants program from the Darden Foundation, the charitable arm of Darden… Read more »

Alternatives to candy for Halloween

We have shared recipes and other good posting from Lisa Leake who writes at the 100 Days of Real Food. Here she spends about 5 minutes with a bit on her local TV morning show talking about how to avoid giving out candy for Halloween. For more from Lisa visit and subscribe to 100 Days… Read more »

Harvest Festival – 2013

The Festival got off to a decent start and then the downpour came and pretty much washed the remainder of the event away. Oh well, there will be another event next year! Franklin Food Pantry entrance – seasonal display Thanks to New England Chapel for brightening up the entrance to the Food Pantry with a… Read more »

You’ll see now!

Friday was a day to be proud of. The Food Pantry took delivery of their new truck. Thanks to Franklin Ford, Signs by Cam and many others to help make this a reality! Goodbye old van, you served us well. Hello new truck, you will help us do more to help our neighbors! side view,… Read more »