NEWSBRIEF: Ralph Reeder Food Shelf summer markets and Meals on Wheels

The Ralph Reeder Food Shelf and Resource Center is hosting four free farmers’ markets this summer. All community members are welcome to stop by and pick from an assortment of farm fresh vegetables, fruit and bakery items. Markets will take place on the following days: 

• Tuesdays, July 9 and Aug. 13, at Pike Lake Kindergarten Center, 2101 14th St. NW, in New Brighton

• Tuesdays, July 23 and Aug. 27, at Pinewood Elementary School, 5500 Quincy St. in Mounds View 

Service providers will be on hand to provide residents with information and application assistance on health care, medical insurance, nutrition benefits, employment, early childhood education and more. In addition, the market will have plenty of fun activities for children. Residents are encouraged to bring their own bag or box, and to invite a friend. For more information, call the Ralph Reeder Food Shelf at 651-621-6280.

Residents of the Mounds View school district can also take advantage of the area’s Meals on Wheels program. Volunteer drivers deliver hot meals to persons who are physically challenged or are unable to prepare their own food. Meals are delivered between 11 a.m. and noon, Monday through Friday.

To enroll in Meals on Wheels, call 651-318-9091. For eligibility information or to volunteer to deliver meals, call 651-621-7950.

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