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Food Assistance

Red onions, close-up. Martin's Farmstand. Potsdam, NY.

 Image courtesy of the Farm-to-Table Initiative led by Cornell Cooperative Extension of St. Lawrence County.

GardenShare promotes a local food system that ensures food security to all SLC residents by supporting equitable distribution of food resources and removing barriers to access. Below are resources that provide clear and concise information to help you navigate the local food system. Click on the headings to learn more or explore GardenShare's complete, searchable list of food pantries, community meals, and backpack programs in St. Lawrence County on our online Food Guide.

Food Assistance Directory

For a complete list of food pantries, community meals, and backpack programs go to our printable SLC Food Access Program Directory.

Bonus Bucks

The Bonus Bucks program offers a cost-sharing arrangement with income eligible St. Lawrence County residents to participate in a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Share or to purchase at St. Lawrence County farmers markets.

Farmers Market Customer Guide

The Customer Guide includes information about using SNAP/EBT at the markets, Farmers Market Nutrition Program (WIC and Seniors), and FreshConnect Checks.

Other Food Assistance Resources

Additional resources for St. Lawrence County and beyond.