The Southern Peninsula Fresh Food Program is a walk up program on a Monday where the attendees do not need to register or identify themselves.
It is a collaboration between SPCS and the SecondBite food recovery agency to provide fresh food recovered from Coles supermarkets or other large commercial operators.
Since the first week of February 2021 it has been run from our main centre. Agencies wishing to arrange to collect food from the program must register with Second Bite online at www.secondbite.org. Community Members having difficulty accessing fresh fruit and vegetables can attend the program at 878 Point Nepean Road Rosebud at 11.30 am. We also have available bread and depending on what comes from the food recovery program snacks and drinks.
NOTE: While people start queuing from 11 the food is prepacked into bags so everyone receives the same amount of fresh food, this also works for Covid safety purposes. The program runs in a respectful and courteous manner with reference to all those attending.
There is also fresh food available from Monday to Friday which is sourced from Oz Harvest and other donations from the public. To access this you need to go through a simple registration and interview in our main centre.