COVID-19 Consumer Food Resources

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Food Safety/COVID

Announcements, Updates

  • FREE FOOD DISTRIBUTION on 4/18/21 (Sunday) 12:00 PM - Sponsored by Ithaca Asian American Association

    • 30 lbs of vegetables, fruit, dairy, meat products

    • Shortstop Deli, 200 W. Seneca St, Ithaca

    • No registration required, while supplies last. COVID protocols in place (drive-through).

  • If you are entering quarantine/isolation and are unable to access adequate paid food delivery resources (see the page for more info on these):

    • United Way emergency food requests may be made every four weeks.

    • You may qualify for delivery from Foodnet Meals on Wheels (if you are 60+ or live in certain communities or meet other criteria).

    • Mutual Aid Tompkins may be able to match you with local support.

    • Some food pantries offer limited delivery. Find the closest food pantries to you here (Food Bank of the Southern Tier), and here (Friendship Donations).

  • Coronavirus testing is available free of charge to Tompkins County Residents who are concerned or symptomatic.

Links to Information

Food Safety/COVID Information


Please Note: The food pantry/distribution locations on these linked websites are different with some overlaps. We suggest searching multiple sites to locate all of the resources in your area.

  1. Food Bank of the Southern Tier: Food distribution calendar

  2. Tompkins 2-1-1: food pantry and meal site list

  3. Friendship Donations Network: food distribution event list

  4. Mutual Aid Tompkins: "Food Sharing Cabinet" Map

  5. Healthy Food For All: subsidized local produce shares

  6. Loaves and Fishes, FREE To-Go Meals (weekdays)

  7. Healthy Food for All: subsidized farm CSA shares (produce)

  8. Lansing Lunchbox: Lansing Residents ONLY; SIGNUP REQUIRED

    • Contact:

    • Location: "The Rink": 1767 East Shore Drive, Ithaca 14850

    • Date/Time: 1st, 3rd Tuesdays and Wednesdays of each month, from 3-6 PM

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