2011 Thanksgiving “Thank You”

Thank you Linda, Dave and Tony for your extraordinary dedication to keeping the shelves stocked and clients happy Thank you Steve, Karen, Amy, Chelsea, Linda, Maureen and Paul for bringing your talent and collaborative spirit to our Board Thank you Michelle Clay for creating an excellent Pantry Cookbook Thank you Pat for picking up from… Read more »



Franklin Food Pantry – Fall Update

Fall is here and we have many invitations to share with you… Whole Foods Market in Bellingham will be having its last Farmers Market of the season on Monday, September 26th from 4pm – 7pm.  Whole Foods has generously offered to donate all of the proceeds from the outdoor grill station to the Franklin Community Garden!  So please… Read more »



Community Garden Walkabout – August 27th 9am-11am

Hello Everyone,This Saturday August 27th the garden coordinator Chris Clay will be in the garden from 9am-11am to give tours of the garden for community members and answer any questions gardeners may have.  If you want to know what the spots on your tomato leaves mean, what that bug on your broccoli is, or anything… Read more »



Making a purchase!

Franklin Farmers Market,  Friday,  12:00pm to 6:00pm Located on the Town Common Reminder that the Farmers’ Market now accepts SNAP dollars and can double your purchasing power.http://franklinmatters.blogspot.com/2011/07/franklin-farmers-market-doubles-food.html Visit the Food Pantry tent at the Farmers’ Market for details. Where is the Town Common? View Larger Map



“fewer soggy chicken nuggets”

While farmers’ markets are expanding, the use of fresh and local foods is increasing in the school lunch programs: Franklin decided to revamp its food program by bringing in help.  In June, the school system awarded its dining contract to Whitsons Culinary Group, a company that works with public and private schools to improve menus… Read more »