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Greener Village Community Food Centre Welcomes You

Since its start in 1984, the Fredericton Food Bank has grown and developed into the largest Food Bank in New Brunswick.  The organization has changed from a service based model to community based approach in addressing food needs. Universal access and social inclusion are primary objectives.

Services available at Greener Village Community Food Centre, Fredericton NB: The Fredericton Food Bank, Our Greener Kitchen (A Teaching Kitchen), Clothing Boutique, Community Gardens, Living Classroom for Community Learning and Recreation.

Learn more about Greener Village Community Food Centre...

Christmas Program

Christmas 2014

Our Food Donation Wish List

wish-listEffective September 25th 2014:

We would appreciate receiving clean, reusable PLASTIC GROCERY BAGS in addition to the items listed below:

  • JUICE BOXES for school lunches
  • CHILDREN’S SNACKS for school lunches
  • FRUIT CUPS
  • CEREAL (500 g and 900 g)
  • SODA CRACKERS
  • BAKED BEANS
  • KRAFT DINNER
  • PASTA/MEAT SAUCE
  • SPAGHETTI NOODLES (450g and 900g)
  • MACARONI (500 g and 900 g)
  • JAM & PEANUT BUTTER
  • SOUP BROTH
  • RICE
  • OATMEAL
  • CANNED TUNA/ CANNED HAM
  • KIDNEY BEANS
  • TOMATO SAUCE
  • CANNED TOMATOES
  • CANNED PASTA
  • CREAM CORN
  • CORN NIBBLETS
  • SNACK CRACKERS
  • ITEMS FOR OUR MEAL PACKS: pancake mix, pizza crust mix, chicken stock, dried beans, small cans of tomato sauce

PLEASE NOTE THAT WE DO NOT ACCEPT ANY FURNITURE, ELECTRONICS (including TV’s OR LEFT-OVER YARD SALE ITEMS.

Volunteer Opportunities

Current positions available: 

Position Title: Clothing Boutique Volunteer
Department: Clothing Boutique
Time Commitment: Must be able to commit to a 3-hour shift (weekdays) on a weekly basis for a minimum 3-month commitment

Position Description:

  • Sorting items (clothing, books, toys, dishes) by type, quality etc.
  • Replenish boutique racks and shelves
  • Light cleaning

Required Skills:

  • Excellent attention to detail to ensure that clothing is sorted to a high standard
  • Enjoy working with members of the public
  • Excellent Customer Service skills
  • Must be able to stand for long periods
  • Must be able to do light lifting
  • Sensitivity towards low-income assistance clients

pdfVolunteer Application Form – Greener Village

Upcoming Events

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Notice: All Leaf Curbside Pick-up MUST now be in paper bags. Are you ready?

Paper Lawn & Leaf Bags on Sale:
5 for $3.00
10 for $6.00
20 for $12.00

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Help Support the Earth and
Greener Village Community Food Centre
686 Riverside Drive - 459-7461

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FRESH IS BEST CLUB – Joining is easy, Food Bank clients or low income community members can fill out a registration form, pay $15.00 in advance by first week of the month, your fresh food box can be picked up at the Community Food Centre by mid month.  You will receive $30.00 in value of fresh fruits and vegetables. Schedules available – email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

PLANT-A-ROW GROW-A-ROW – As part of your garden this year, plant and grow an extra row of your favourite veggies to donate to the Fredericton Food Bank.

We have a large cooler to keep your donations fresh!

For more information on Plant-A-Row Grow-A-Row go to this link:
http://www.growarow.org/indexENG.htm