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Food Supports

We help people get the food that they need. Learn more about our programs and how we support community nourishment. 

Where to find food

Find food resources near you.

Providing fresh, affordable produce to Kingston neighbourhoods. All are welcome to enjoy food priced at below market rates. Times may vary. For more information visit Lionheart's Fresh Food Market webpage, follow the Healthy Eating Facebook page for to stay up to date or email info@freshfoodmkt.ca

Rideau Heights Community Centre

  • 85 Maccauley St.
  • Wednesday 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Amherstview Community Hall

  • 177 Upper Park Rd.
  • Thursday 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Kingston YMCA

  • 100 Wright Cr.
  • Friday 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Artillery Park

  • 382 Bagot St.
  • Saturday 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

 

 

Free fresh produce can be found in these front lobbies of agencies. 

Kingston Community Health Centres

Kingston Native Centre and Language Nest 

 

 

Free food assistance programs. Requirements vary, contact the agency for details. 

Chalmers United Church

    • 212 Barrie St. 
    • Phone: 613-546-9305 
    • Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. 
    • Grocery cards and Martha’s Table tickets 

Partners in Mission Food Bank 

Salvation Army Community & Family Services

Salvation Army Rideau Heights 

    • 183 Weller Ave. 
    • Phone: 613-541-3947 
    • Bread of Life Club runs January – November 

St. Vincent de Paul Society

Community Harvest Market

    • 31 Weller St. 
    • Phone: 513-544-4525 ext.113 
    • June – October

Good Food Box

Produce at wholesale cost. Place order second Thursday of the month and pick up third Thursday. Email Good Food Box

Good Food Stands 

Monthly low-cost fresh produce markets located across the city.  

Elizabeth Fry Society

Good Times Diner

  • Chalmers United Church - 212 Barrie St. 
  • Phone: 613-546-9305 
  • Sunday, 5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. 

HIV/AIDS Regional Services

Kingston Alliance Church

  • 540 Palace Rd. 
  • Phone: 613-546-2143 
  • September – June 

Lunch by George

Martha’s Table

Next Church 

Night Light (temporary location)

Peers of the Round Table

  • 60 Queen St. 
  • Phone: 613-549-4961 
  • Sign up for lunch by 11:15 a.m. 

Salvation Army Rideau Heights

  • 183 Weller Ave. 
  • Phone: 613-541-3947 
  • Bread of Life Club runs January - November 

Special Meals 

  • St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church – 130 Clergy St. 
  • Phone: 613-546-6316 
  • September – June 

The Mess 

Kingston Street Mission 

  • 130 Clergy St. 
  • Phone: 613-449-0916 
  • November – April 

St. John the Apostle Church 

St. Vincent de Paul Society

Community Kitchens

Free cooking workshops on easy, affordable and healthy meals. 

The Food Sharing Project

Elementary and secondary students can access free snacks and meals at school. Email fsp@kingston.net.

HIV/AIDS Regional Services

Farmers markets 

We have a large rural area, where local farmers offer the best of Canada's produce, meats, maple syrup, honey, cheeses and artisan-made goods at our charming farmers' markets. Learn more about our Farmers Market

Community gardens and orchards

We place high importance on community gardens to enhance neighbourhood well-being and promote sustainability. Get involved in Community Gardens and Orchards for fresh, local produce and the joy of gardening together.

The City of Kingston acknowledges that we are on the traditional homeland of the Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee and the Huron-Wendat, and thanks these nations for their care and stewardship over this shared land.

Today, the City is committed to working with Indigenous peoples and all residents to pursue a united path of reconciliation.

Learn more about the City's reconciliation initiatives.

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