Local Community Food Centre

Description (Service) A community kitchen to prepare community meals and to teach others how to prepare wholesome meals at home. Also provides The Storehouse - accepts large-scale donations from industry and agricultural sector to distribute to not-for-profit agencies, food banks and school nutrition programs throughout Perth County. 
The Local Community Food Centre is open for following free programs Monday through Friday: 
Monday - Community dinner * Peer Advocacy Office 3 pm-6 pm 
Tuesday - evening Community Kitchen, space is limited, email kate@thelocalcfc.org to participate or for information 
Wednesday - Senior's Lunch - hot healthy lunch for anyone 60 or older, with an optional light group exercise at 10:30 am and a post lunch program such as a guest performance or special presentation 
Thursday - Wellness Breakfast with optional wellness/yoga session 8 am and breakfast served to all between 8:30 am-9:30 am  
Friday - Community Access Market - Affordable low cost healthy food market 10:30 am-1:30 pm 
*free market memberships available - Contact Jenn at: jenn@thelocalcfc.org 
Also offers the following programs with various sessions throughout the year, call or see website for details: Cooking program for new and expectant moms * Food Fit (12 week program) * after school program * summer pizza bake * community gardening and cooking lessons
Service Details
Public Comments Closed on Christmas Day
Hours Office Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm 
Community drop-in meals:  
Dinner - Mon 5:15 pm-6:30 pm * Senior's Lunch - Wed 11:30 am-1 pm (exercise sessions starts at 10:30 am) * Wellness Breakfast - Thu 8:30 am-9:30 am 
For other programs, hours vary, call or email to confirm session details or to register
Dates Year round
Areas Served Perth County ; Stratford
Eligibility No restrictions other than age or group specific programs
Application Individuals: Drop in for meals * sign up for programs  
Non profit organizations: Fill out application to determine eligibility for Store House
Languages English
Fees None ; All programs and meals are free of charge but donations are welcomed.
Address and Location
Site Location Former Country Depot / Stratford Farm Co-op
Located In Community Stratford
Address & Map
612 Erie St
Stratford, ON N5A 2P1
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Intersection Erie St and Lorne Ave
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-508-3663
E-Mail info@thelocalcfc.org
Website www.thelocalcfc.org
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/localcfc/
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/TheLocalCFC
Primary Contact Debra Swan, Executive Director; Phone: ext 2
Volunteer Coordinator Kerrylou Dickson, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: ext 6; Email: volunteers@thelocalcfc.org