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    An AmeriCorps NCCC Service Member volunteers at a food distribution event in June 2017.

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    Farm to Families: Local Golden Rocks Permaculture Farm delivers just-picked lettuces for the pantry.

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    NCO in Clearlake hosted the first "Dig-In" event for the community on March 25, 2015.

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    Free fresh food is delivered to various locations around the county every Friday.

Lake County Food & Produce Pantries

Tammy Alakszay, Lake County Community Action 

Clearlake Food Pantry: 707-994-4647 ext 123

Warehouse: 707-263-5044

talakszay@ncoinc.org

Clearlake Pantry: First - Fourth Wednesday of each month

The Clearlake Food Pantry provides food to low-income residents during weekly food distributions on the 1st - 4th Wednesdays. We offer a full choice pantry were participants “shop” for groceries. This gives the clients a sense of empowerment and cuts down on wasted food. Our weekly food distributions always include fresh produce, some of which is purchased from our local farmers. We have a garden on-premise and clients can pick fresh fruits and vegetables right off the vine; all of the excess goes into the pantry for the weekly distributions.

NCO Lake County also offers a recycle program that awards our clients for bringing their own bags each week (usually about 98% comply). The real reason for our success is our volunteers - they are the heart of this program. We have an average of 8-12 volunteers at each distribution, and when we have a special event, we draw 20-25 or more volunteers. 

Friday Fresh Produce Pantry, Throughout Lake County: First - Fourth Friday of each month

Please see our flyers (right side of this page) for the most current information.