DeKalb County Government is partnering with South Georgia farmers and county faith leaders to provide 2,500 boxes of Georgia-grown fruit and vegetables to residents Saturday, June 26, and Monday, June 28.“This farm-to-table initiative continues our efforts to alleviate food insecurity for our residents hardest hit by the economic effects on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic,” DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond said.
The following churches will hold food distributions on Saturday, June 26:
Additionally, Saint Philip AME Church, 240 Candler Road SE, Atlanta, GA 30317, will hold its distribution on Monday, June 28, at 10 a.m.
Each food box recipient will receive corn, squash, zucchini, bell peppers, cucumbers, eggplants, tomatoes and a watermelon.
The county is utilizing federal American Rescue Plan funding to purchase the produce.