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A local food share program at the University of Rochester

Connecting Families & Individuals to Local, Sustainable, Farm Fresh Food
The Good Food Collective is a local food share program connecting UR employees with fresh, local, sustainable food from their network of small farms. You can sign up for single orders or commit to a longer period of time to receive this good food at a convenient location within your workplace.

Spring Shares
(Tuesdays, May 22nd - June 16th)
The spring season provides members with four weeks of local, sustainable food at each of our weekly distributions. Purchase one week at a time, or purchase all 4 weeks for a discounted price! Standard produce share members will receive a mix of fruits and veggies including lettuce, spinach, kale, chives, chard, scallions, fiddleheads, asparagus, parsley, ramps, radishes and strawberries, as well as some root vegetables such as potatoes and onions, and flash frozen items like green beans, broccoli, blueberries, diced peppers, corn, edamame, and more! Other shares include grass fed beef, pasture raised pork & poultry, artisanal cheese, fresh roasted coffee, freshly baked bread and more!

Summer & Beyond
(Tuesdays, beginning June 20th)
The summer season provides members with local, sustainable food at each of our weekly distributions. Purchase one week at a time, or purchase all weeks for a discounted price! Standard produce share members will receive a mix of fruits and veggies including lots of summer favorites – tomatoes, lettuce, green beans, corn, melons, peaches, berries, and more! Other shares include grass fed beef, pasture raised pork & poultry, artisanal cheese, fresh roasted coffee, freshly baked bread, organic veggie burgers and more!

How it works

  1. Visit the Good Food Collective website
  2. Select the share you would like to receive
  3. Select one of the UR locations for your shares to be delivered to
  4. Purchase your shares
  5. You will receive biweekly emails with details on pickup, what food to expect and recipe ideas for cooking!
  6. Pick up your package of goodies every Tuesday!

How to get your UR location on the distribution list:
If you and your coworkers are interested in having the Good Food Collective drop off shares at your office building, become a coordinator! As a coordinator, you will be in charge of setting up a weekly time slot and drop off point for the shares, along with making sure that everyone picks up their shares. *Must meet minimum participation requirements to become a distribution location

To learn more about the Good Food Collective, visit the GFC website.