Free Farmer’s Market In A Box
September 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
This is a pre-registration ONLY event for people in need to receive free, fresh food package & Shelf Stable Grocery Items.
Pre-registration is required to receive food packages for this event. Read full event details below and complete the registration link to sign up. Thank you to our partners who are helping make this event possible: Allianz Life, Minnesota United FC, and Second Harvest Heartland.
When is the event?
The event is on Friday, September 24, 2021. There are separate registration links for each food distribution time.
Where is the event being held?
The event will be held in front of Allianz Field, located at 400 Snelling Avenue N., St. Paul. The event will take place on the north side of the stadium.
What will I receive?
Please note that the food offered at this event has changed. Every household will receive:
– 1 bag of 5-7 varieties of fruits and vegetables
– Assorted shelf stable grocery items
Who can participate?
This event is open to anyone in need of food support. It is intended for Ramsey County residents but anyone is welcome.
How do I participate?
This event requires pre-registration! To manage car traffic and guarantee quick service delivery for participants, everyone is required to sign up in advance. Space is limited. All households picking up the food packages must arrive only during your assigned pick up time slot. DO NOT ARRIVE EARLY as it will cause traffic issues — by registering you are guaranteed food packages. This event will be offered in a drive-through model for everyone’s safety.
How do I Register?
What if I want food but can’t participate at this time?
This event time or date doesn’t work for you but you need food support, please visit a Keystone food shelf or participate in our other food programs. Complete information about our services is available online at www.keystoneservices.org/food-shelves/ or you can call us at 651-645-0349 for more information.
In addition to our food shelves, Keystone will be hosting more distributions this summer. We are hosting food distributions across Ramsey County every Friday through September. You can find dates and locations on our website calendar!
An event confirmation email will be sent immediately after you hit SUBMIT below and YOUR EMAIL CONFIRMATION will be your “ticket” to attend. Please keep the confirmation email and be prepared to show your “ticket” on your phone or as a printed copy when you enter the event. Keystone will send one other email with final event details prior to the event.
Signed up? Here is some more information:
Driving instructions: You will ONLY be able to enter the stadium area by driving North on Snelling Avenue. You will enter on Spruce Tree Drive. From there please follow direction from staff and volunteers to drive around the space to pick up your food and exit the stadium area. Here is an event map that shows your route:
Please HAVE YOUR “TICKET” Ready Upon Arrival: lease have your email confirmation or a printed copy of the email ready to show staff upon arrival. You are welcome to drive with other registered participants but if you have more than one registered household in the vehicle just let us know when you arrive.
Arrival Time: There are six specific pick-up time slots and you are welcome to arrive anytime during the half-hour time slot you are signed up for. Please DO NOT arrive early or late — ONLY ARRIVE AT YOUR SCHEDULED PICK UP TIME. We need to limit the number of cars at the site.