Groton – The varsity system Meals Providers Division in partnership with the USA Division of Agriculture introduced the distribution of 1,300 free containers of Farm To Neighborhood meals between 10 a.m. and three p.m. Thursday in Washington Park at 283 Meridian St. within the metropolis.
Every field accommodates two sorts of meat, dairy merchandise, fruits, greens and dry merchandise. One field is obtainable per family.
The occasion is open to everybody in the neighborhood, not simply college students, and can be held as a self-service occasion, with three self-service lanes in Washington Park. Masks can be required.
Ernie Koschmieder, director of meals service for the varsity system, stated there’s a nice want in the neighborhood, particularly in the course of the pandemic.
“Groton has a necessity, identical to anyplace else,” he stated.
The Board of Schooling can be making preparations to take the containers to among the senior complexes all through the town and city.