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Food Support

Langs offers a variety of programs and services to help increase access to food in our community. Langs is also a host site for the Garden Fresh Box and offers a monthly drop-in hands-on food prep and tasting class using the box contents.

Monthly Dinners

Langs provides a free monthly dinner at their main site in Cambridge for members of the community. This is a drop-in dinner - advance registration is not required. Dinners are prepared and served by Langs staff and volunteers. Please visit our programs and services page to see upcoming dinner dates. If you have further questions about the dinner, or are interested in donating food or volunteering for an upcoming dinner, please contact Tammy Saunders or Kevin Noseworthy.

Dinner Dates: One Tuesday evening per month (usually the 3rd Tues of each month)

Dinner Times: 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Food Cupboard

Langs has an emergency food cupboard at their main site in Preston and at the North Dumfries Satellite Site. The food cupboards are intended for emergency use only and carry a small supply of non-perishable food items. Families/individuals requesting access to the food cupboards are encouraged to use their local Food Bank first when possible. Donations of non-perishable food items are welcome.

Trips to Cambridge Food Bank

Langs offers free transportation to the satellite Cambridge Self-Help Food Bank in Preston every 2nd Thursday from their main site on Concession Rd. The bus leaves at 9:30am and returns approx. 1.5-2 hours later. Please contact Tammy Saunders for more info on Langs transportation. Note: Advance registration is required with the Food Bank to access their services and ID will be required upon arrival at their site. For more info on the Cambridge Self-Help Food Bank, please visit their website.

Garden Fresh Box

Langs is a host site for the Garden Fresh Box Program, an initiative run out of the Guelph Community Health Centre. This is a volunteer-driven, non-profit, produce buying program that provides customers with affordable, seasonal fresh fruit and vegetables, while supporting our local farmers. Each box also comes with related healthy recipes and food articles! EVERYONE is welcome to participate!

Costs (cash-only):

  • $15 for a small box
  • $20 for a large box

Order / Pick-up Dates:

  • Orders are due the first Friday of the month
  • Pick-up is the 3rd Wednesday of each month in the afternoon at Langs.

To place an order:

Please contact Jodi Riemersma, Langs Program Assistant:

519-653-1470 x 267

jodir@langs.org

Eating Garden Fresh Program

Want to learn how to cook delicious healthy meals using items from the Garden Fresh Box? Join us once a month in Langs Community Kitchen with a Registered Dietitian for hands-on food prep and taste test classThe program is free and purchase of a Garden Fresh Box is not required. Please visit our programs and services page for more info.

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