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Getting Food to All in the Monadnock Region

Please contact each provider to confirm hours and other details. Download and print as a handout.

FOOD PANTRIES & MEALS

Throughout the Region

The Community Kitchen: 37 Mechanic St., Keene. Pantry open Wednesday, 12:30pm-5:30pm and Thursday, 11:30am – 4pm. Evening Hot Meals, Monday – Friday, 5pm – 6:20pm. Lunch Sunday, 11am-12pm, 603-352-3200.

Feeding Tiny Tummies: Works with schools throughout Cheshire and Sullivan County providing children with food insecurities with a package of food each week to supplement their needs at home. Open hours 9am-11am on Tuesday mornings.  Summer Food Program, June 27 – August 8, 2 locations in Keene and 1 in Swanzey, view details and sign-up link. Contact Jennifer Dassau, 603-762-5890, feedingtinytummies@yahoo.com.

ACWORTH
Fall Mountain Regional School District: Breakfast and lunches only. Deliveries to homes only on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Contact Food Service program at 802-258-0437 to be added to a route.

ALSTEAD
Fall Mountain Friendly Meals on Wheels: Tuesday & Thursday. Also offering Bone on Wheels for the beloved doggies, 603-835-2283.

CHARLESTOWN
The Fall Mountain Foodshelf: 19 Summer St, Charlestown, Monday, Thursday and Friday, 9am – 11am. Family food boxes for curbside pick-up. All are welcome. Contact Dick Westney, 603-499-3504.

CHESTERFIELD
Joan’s Food Pantry: Asbury Methodist Church, 532 Rte. 63, Chesterfield (basement level). Saturday, 9am – 12pm. Open to everyone. Food given based on number in family. All are welcome. Curbside pick-up. Contact Carole Vogeley, 603-363-4631.

JAFFREY
Jaffrey Food Pantry: 54 Main St, Jaffrey. All NH residents are welcome. Curbside pick-up. Wednesday, 4pm- 6pm, 603-532-8005. Please check our FB page to message us and for updates.

GILSUM
Gilsum Congregational Church: 13 Main St, Gilsum. Saturday, 10am-12pm, 603-357-2245.

KEENE

St. Vincent de Paul: St. Bernard’s Catholic Church, 173 Main St., Keene. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 6:30 pm – 7:30pm, 603-357-1647.

Summer Meals Program: Keene Public Library, Keene.  Begins June 28.  See details.

LANGDON
Fall Mountain Foodshelf: 121 NH Route 12 A Langdon. Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, 10am-4pm. Curbside pickup. All who need food are welcome. Contact Mary Lou Huffling, 603-835-2283 or Foodshelf 835-2006.

Fall Mountain Regional School District: Breakfast and lunches only. Deliveries to homes only on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Contact Food Service program at 802-258-0437 to be added to a route.

MARLBOROUGH
Marlborough Food Pantry: Federated Church of Marlborough, 16 Pleasant St., Marlborough. Monday, 1pm – 5pm; Tuesday – Thursday, 9am – 1pm; Sunday 11am – 12pm. Contact Beth Richardson, 603-876-3863.

Kidz Cupboard: Marlborough. The Kidz Cupboard: Marlborough. Food bag program for children 2-17. Weekly bags are delivered. Simple phone call and application. Open to Marlborough residents. Contact Susan Bemis at 603-876-3963 or suekidzcupboard@gmail.com for applications and further information.

NELSON
Nelson Congregational Church: 830 Nelson Rd, Nelson. Sunday – Monday, 9am-1pm, 603-847-3280.

PETERBOROUGH
Peterborough Food Pantry: 25 Elm Street, Peterborough. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 9am-12pm; Call 603-924-3008 to place a food order or leave a voicemail. Additional info is available at pfoodpantry.org.

RICHMOND
Richmond United Methodist Church Youth Group Food Pantry: 105 Old Homestead Way, Richmond. Monday, 10am-12pm & 6pm-8pm; Wednesday, 8am-12pm & 1pm-5pm; Thursday, 8am-12pm & 1pm-4pm, 603-239-4494.

RINDGE
The Rindge Food Pantry: 1102 NH Rte. 119, (Lower level) Rindge. Open Thursday, 3pm – 6pm, 603-899-5031. All NH residents are welcome.

STODDARD

Stoddard Food Pantry: Stoddard Fire Station, Stoddard. Saturday, 9am – 12pm.

SWANZEY
Gert’s Pantry: Community Church, 5 Holbrook Ave., W. Swanzey. First and third Monday from 6-7pm; second and fourth Saturday from 9:30am – 11am, 603-498-3506.

TROY
Helping Hands: 1 Depot St., Troy. Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays from 10am-12noon. Thrift Store temporarily closed due to COVID, 603-242-3007.

WINCHESTER

St. Vincent de Paul: United Church, 99 Main Street, Winchester. Tuesday, 6pm – 7pm, 603-357-3093.

FOOD ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS

Federal School Lunch and Breakfast Programs: fns.usda.gov/nslp

SNAP/Food Stamp Benefits: Apply online at nheasy.nh.gov.

Southwestern Community Services (SCS): Provides the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) to income-eligible seniors, 60 years and older; distributes commodity foods to local pantries through The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP); Families can also find out more about the Head Start Program (which provides breakfast and lunch to enrolled children) and WIC (grocery food benefits, breastfeeding peer counseling, and nutritional coaching). Call 603-352-7512 or visit scshelps.org for more information about all programs.

Granite State Market Match: SNAP recipients receive 50% off produce purchases at participating farm stands and farmers’ markets in the region. This includes the Farmers Market of Keene, Green Wagon Farm, Stonewall Farm, Pete’s Stand, and more, cheshireconservation.org/gsmm.

Double Up Food Program: Monadnock Food Co-op, 34 Cypress St., Keene. 50% off fresh fruit and vegetables when EBT card used, monadnockfood.coop/doubleup.

Healthy Food for All Program: Monadnock Food Co-op, 34 Cypress St., Keene. 10% every day (see application for details), monadnockfood.coop/sales/healthy-food-for-all/.

Monadnock Farm Share Program: Residents with limited income get 50% off CSA shares through a partnership with nine CSA farms in the region, cheshireconservation.org/farmshare.

End 68 Hours of Hunger/Conval: Conval (SAU 1) – End 68 Hours of Hunger; https://business.facebook.com/convalend68hours/

Federal School Lunch and Breakfast Programs: https://www.fns.usda.gov/nslp

Monadnock Understands Childhood Hunger (MUCH): muchcoalition@gmail.com, muchcoalition.com.

NH Food Access Map

UNH Extension produced a map to help people connect with the resources they need. The map shows locations where:

  • free or low-cost food is offered
  • volunteers are needed
  • donations are accepted

Visit bit.ly/NHAccess.

Did we miss your program? Please email us at marketing@monadnockfood.coop.

Thank you to Lindy Paris from SAU 29 for compiling this list on behalf of the Monadnock United Way’s Food Provider Collaborative.