JustFood

JustFood logo with basket of fresh vegetables and fruitsAbout

JustFood is a community-building program that works to provide respectful access to healthy affordable food for everyone. It is based on the premise that the health of our community as a whole rests on the health of each and every one of us.

JustFood Boxes

The YWCA JustFood Program offers healthy food at an affordable price. Select from two different types and sizes of JustFood Boxes:

JustFood Fresh Produce Box with carrots, cabbage, peppers, and citrus fruits. JustFood Staples Box with assorted vegetables, canned goods, and bread.

Available 2nd and 4th weeks of the month
A delicious selection of fresh fruits and vegetables. Produce often comes from local farms.

Available 2nd week of the month
Food that will keep either in the pantry or the fridge, such as bread, rice, pasta, canned soups and fresh fruits and vegetables.

Small: Pay between $14 and $8
Large: Pay between $22 and $12

Small: Pay between $13 and $7
Large: Pay between $17 and $9

Where does the food come from?

We purchase from local stores, wholesalers, and from local farmers as much as possible. We currently work with 9 different local farms who supply fresh produce as the seasons’ harvest allows:

Cedar Grove Farm
Deer Bay Farms
Kennedy Farms
Pinehaven Farm
Martin’s Fruit and Vegetable Farm
Jay Perkins Urban Agriculture
Circle Organics
Greenshire Eco Farms
Well Grounded Garden

Order

You can order and pay for your JustFood boxes in one of two possible ways:

  1. Join a JustFood group close to where you live by contacting the Food Action Worker at 705-743-3526, or
  2. Order separately by placing your order in person at our Administrative Office (located at 216 Simcoe Street, Peterborough, ON, next to the bus terminal)

Become a Contact

Are you interested in getting more involved with JustFood? Click here for more information how you can support and expand access to this incredible program by becoming a JustFood Neighbourhood Contact.