Mission: The mission of the emergency food bank is to build a stronger community by providing a safety net of food, nutrition and health education, job training and hope to residents of san joaquin county who find themselves in an emergency situation.
Programs: Food distribution programs:on-site food pantry: families and individuals in need of emergency food assistance can visit the emergency food bank's on-site food pantry monday through friday from 9 a. M. To 12 p. M. Food assistance is available once per calendar month per household. Mobile farmer's market: the mobile farmer's market travels to 62 sites throughout the county to reach under-served areas. The program offers nutritious food to thousands of families and seniors. Nutrition educators provide fresh fruit and vegetables, nutrition education, and cooking demonstrations featuring a harvest of the month.
This is the food bank for Stockton, CA and much of San Joaquin County. They serve packaged groceries and lots of fresh fruit and vegetables to thousands of clients each month. Good agency, with good focus on the community and outreach nutrition education to their clients. Two Mobile Farmer's Market vehicles reach out to over 60 sites, dispensing fresh produce, cooking demos and recipes each month to another 2,000 clients.