The USDA Food Box Distribution Program is part of the Federal COVID-19 Food Assistance Program. The program is intended to purchase surplus commodities to assist farms and food businesses while making products available for free to those suffering from the economic impacts of the pandemic.
A food-distribution event spearheaded by the American Dairy Association North East drew such a massive crowd to the parking lot of the former Medley Centre in Irondequoit Tuesday morning that hundreds of potential recipients had to be turned away.
The American Dairy Association North East along with Glazier Packing Co., Renzi Foodservice, the Clayton Chamber of Commerce and the town of Clayton are coordinating the distribution of more than 2,500 gallons of milk and more than 21,000 pounds of food at a drive-thru event beginning at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Cerow Recreation Park, 615 E. Line Road.
Renzi's Foodservice provides the food we eat in local restaurants, schools, hospitals, nursing homes, and more. About a month ago, the company created a way to add directly to the public to that list, by introducing Renzi Market.
Renzi Foodservice has begun offering curbside pickup and residential home delivery within the city and town of Watertown. The locally owned business on Monday introduced its new online marketplace, "Renzi Market," which the company says will provide the public a new outlet to safely source essential food and supplies online and shop from home throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.
The U.S. Agriculture Department unveiled a new food distribution program that uses a farmers' extra food to feed hungry people. Watertown food distribution company, Renzi Foodservice, is playing an important role.
Locally owned Renzi Foodservice has introduced a new online marketplace, “Renzi Market,” and will begin offering curbside pickup and residential home delivery to the city and town of Watertown. This initiative will provide the public a new outlet to safely source essential food and supplies online and shop from the comfort of their homes, throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.
A local business impacted by restaurant closures amid the coronavirus pandemic has found a way during the situation to benefit area nonprofits. Renzi Foodservice, which has its headquarters in the City Center Industrial Park, has been donating food to several organizations over the past few weeks. Organizations that have been supported by Renzi include: The New York State Zoo at Thompson Park; the Salvation Army of Watertown; Watertown Urban Mission; Community Action Planning of Jefferson County; and Garnsey's Feral Acres in Clayton.