Our Mission is to improve food security in the Piscataquis Region by connecting people with sources of healthy food.

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76 North St. / PO Box 264

Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426-1041

P: (207)343-0171 or (207)802-8230

E: info@prfoodcenter.org

Meals on Wheels

Robin Ladd, Nutrition Area Manager Piscataquis County, from Eastern Area Agency on Aging is our featured guest blogger this week. Do you remember the Cece's Corner written about hygiene kits? Here is the next part of the story... Recently the Piscataquis Regional Food Center gave us ( Meals on Wheels) personal care bags for our home delivered clients; we decided to use them for Valentine’s Day gifts. We added a small Valentine to each bag and the results were cute and people really liked them. Each home delivered client received a bag with soap, shampoo, lotions etc. with a small valentine inside. We started shipping the gift bags out the week of February 11; we immediately started receivi

Wednesdays With Whitney

We all know fresh vegetables are a great option, but they can be cost prohibitive. What other options are good for you? With almost a foot of fresh snow out my window, on the day before Valentine’s day, I sit to start this blog. It is hard to believe that in a few short months our local farmers markets and grocers will have a bountiful showcase of fresh Maine produce. In the meantime, it is likely challenging to find local, fresh fruit and vegetables. You may also notice how seemingly expensive fresh produce is this time of year (or any time of year). This may have you wondering: what about frozen or canned options? I say go for it! We often have this assumption that fresh is always best, ho

A Day of Service

The Goodwill Americorps VISTA’s serving in Piscataquis County had developed a day of service for Martin Luther King Jr. Day of service on 1/21/19. Due to living in Maine, and particularly rural Maine, the weather decided not to cooperate with us and we needed to reschedule our original plans. Piscataquis Regional Food Center is a non-profit working to end hunger in Piscataquis County and beyond by connecting farms and people in need with programs, services, and facilities to help them produce and acquire healthy food. PR Food Center purchased a warehouse in 2017 and has been slowly renovating to become a redistribution center for Good Shepherd Food Bank, a pilot program between PR Food Cen

Food Center Spotlight- Rod Willey

Rod Willey is the current Board President for Piscataquis Regional Food Center. Rod's experiences include twenty years in service to the mission of the Charlotte White Center, assisting people with various disabilities in finding personal growth and building a greater connection with their community. His roles for CWC included front line work, resource coordination and five years of service as a senior manager. He then served as director of the local YMCA, working with them to transition both the workforce and facility to better meet future needs. Rod has a background in residential energy, and brought those skills to Dave's World for a time as they continute to grow a local, thriving bu