Food Near You
There are many ways to get fresh, healthy food at a low cost in our area!
Your EBT/Food Stamp/SNAP card is welcome at a farmers market near you, making it simple to bring home nutritious food. From just-picked produce to wholesome meat, dairy, and bread products, you’ll find it all at your local farmers market.
Making ends meet during difficult times can be easier with help from the right programs and other community resources. Southern Tier ESNY works with many local food assistance programs to help families, individuals and seniors find and access food resources that best meet their needs.
Free Meals for Youth
In addition to free meals at school, there are several programs that allow childcare providers to provide nutritious meals and snacks to children after-school and during the summer months. Check back here soon for a complete listing of locations that provide free meals for youth!
"Families that shop together, eat together!" 50 shoppers joined CCE Eat Smart New York educators for the “Family Meal times Matter” event during April, 2017. Shoppers sampled kid-friendly lunch recipes and committed to purchasing one or more new fruits and veggies. "Look at this! I gave my granddaughter the option of picking donuts or pineapples for a snack and she picked pineapple! I must be doing something right! Thanks for making her feel extra special with this photo shot!" (Grandmother at Price chopper- Syracuse NY)