Available for pickup every other week at various locations (listed below). Each FoodShare box contains fresh produce with suggested recipes and cooking tips. Box contents change with each pickup, making the choice to eat healthy both exciting and convenient.
Boxes can be purchased for $20 cash or $5 SNAP/EBT each. All boxes must be PRE-ORDERED and PRE-PAID, see FAQ below for details. Orders must be placed by 5 PM on Thursday to be picked up the following week. To sign up for FoodShare, see below or call (864) 412-4720 & Press 5.
We distribute boxes at locations in Pickens & Oconee counties.
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ALL BOXES MUST BE PRE-ORDERED BY 5:00 PM ON THURSDAY PRIOR TO THE NEXT PICKUP AVAILABLE. LATE ORDERS WILL BE APPLIED TO THE NEXT DISTRIBUTION DATE IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE UPCOMING WEEK. BOXES PURCHASED WITH CREDIT/DEBIT MUST PAID FOR IN FULL ONLINE. PAY ONLINE NOW BY CLICKING “ONE-TIME DEBIT/CREDIT ORDER” BOXES PURCHASED WITH SNAP/EBT CAN BE PRE-ORDERED BY CLICKING “ONE-TIME SNAP/EBT ORDER” AND COMPLETING THE ONLINE FORM.
Approximately 10 to 12 varieties of fresh fruits and vegetables as well as a recipe card with meal ideas based on what’s in that week’s box.
It depends on how you pay. A box is $20 if paying cash or debit/credit card. If you receive SNAP/EBT, you pay only $5 per box in-person and must have funds available to cover the cost. See next question “How do I prepay for my box?” for more details.
CREDIT/DEBIT – Pre-payment is required and can be processed by online. Orders must be placed by Thursday prior to the upcoming distribution week. There is no limit as to how many boxes can be preordered if paying with a credit or debit card. Click ‘ONE-TIME DEBIT/CREDIT ORDER’ to place your order.
SNAP/EBT – Click ‘ONE-TIME SNAP/EBT ORDER’ to place your order. Payments via SNAPcan only be processed in-person. Participants can get a single box for their first two consecutive distribution weeks, to comply with pre-payment requirements, and can then order up to two boxes per distribution week.
Additional SNAP/EBT Payment Details: If you are new to the program, upon pickup of your first box you will pay for your first box ($5) and prepay for the second distribution week’s box ($5) for a total of $10 total payment. When you pickup your second box, you can then order up to two boxes per distribution week by prepaying for 1 box ($5) or 2 boxes ($10) for the third week. Reminder: There must be sufficient funds ($10) available on your card at the time of pickup/payment/pre-payment.
CASH – Can’t pay via debit/credit? Don’t have SNAP/EBT? Give us a call (864) 412-4720 & Press 5.
No, there is no limit if you are paying cash or credit/debit card. But if you are using SNAP/EBT, the maximum number of boxes you can order is two (2) boxes per distribution after your second consecutive box pickup.
We purchase local and regionally-grown produce items when we are able. Because of different growing seasons and the limited local availability of certain types of fruits and vegetables, the box will contain items not grown in the Upstate. We cannot guarantee produce in the box is 100% organic.
Anytime! Fresh Food Boxes must be ordered no later than 5:00 pm on Thursday before the following week’s pick-up day. You can order by purchasing your box online is paying CREDIT/DEBIT or sign up for SNAP/EBT or call us (864) 412-4720 & Press 5. See full schedule above. If you miss the deadline for the upcoming week, your order will be applied to the next available pickup week!
It varies depending on where you designated when you ordered your Fresh Food Box(es). See Pickup Locations above for specific day and time based on Pickup Location. Please call us if you need to change your pickup location.
If you have not pre-paid for your box and have not picked it up within 20 minutes of the end of your selected pickup window, we cannot guarantee your box(es) will be available. To ensure your order each week, you must prepay upon pickup for the following week.
Pre-payments are non-refundable and non-transferable. If you do not pick up your box within the designated pickup window, it will be donated. We do not have the capacity to store your box if you forget it.
No. You can participate as often or as little as you’d like. The opportunity to order is made available every other week.