The Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency continues to distribute free food across Minnesota's Arrowhead region next week. On Thursday, November 19 they will have 2 semis worth of food to deliver at several locations that we have listed below. The free food this time is refrigerated produce, dairy, meat, and 2% milk.

The food is for those people making 300% of the federal poverty limit or those who may have an urgent need due to COVID-19. They ask that you arrive at the locations more more than 15 minutes before the event start. It's available first come, first serve until supplies last. You can check their Facebook page for updates.

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The distribution will take place at the following locations and times:

  • Virginia AEOA at 702 3rd Avenue South - 1:30PM
  • Vermilion at 1610 Farm Point Road - 1:30PM
  • Nett Lake at 5344 Lake Shore Drive - 2:00PM
  • Cotton at Old School Lives 9165 Highway 53 - 2:00PM
  • Cloquet at the B&B Market 506 Big Lake Road - 2:30PM
  • International Falls at the Rainy River CC 1501 Highway 71 - 3:00PM
  • Deer Rive at the Cenex Office Parking Lot - 3:00PM

The AEOA also recently announced that the United States Department of Agriculture has extended the Farmers to Families Food Box Program until December 31st. They will continue to distribute food weekly. For the holiday weeks of Thanskgiving, Christmas, and New Years the distribution will happen on Wednesdays instead of Thursdays.