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The Cumberland County Cost-Share Local Food Box Program is a pilot project which aims to connect low-income families with healthy and affordable local and sustainably produced food. A partnership of the Cumberland Food Action Network, Ecology Action Centre (EAC), and local farms, the Cost-Share Local Food Box Program is the first of its kind in Cumberland County and in Nova Scotia.

The Cost-Share Local Food Box Program subsidizes half the cost of a regular food box. Low income subscribers pay $10 per week per food box and the remaining $10 is raised through community donations.

  • $250 will sponsor one family for one growing season
  • $40 will sponsor one family for one month
  • $10 will sponsor one family for one week

You can donate online.

or

You can mail a cheque to:
Cumberland Food Action Network
c/o Katie Castleton, Treasurer
4380 Hwy 6
Amherst Head, Nova Scotia
B4H 3Y2

Sign up here to join, or to get information about the Cost-Share Local Food Box Program