Orders are due no later than Feb. 9 for the SHARE Iowa Inc. food packages available in February.
Orders can be placed locally by calling the Sieda Community Action office at 472-6140 or Claudia Greenig at 472-3569.
Pickup will be at 8 a.m. Feb. 24 at the Fairfield Eagles Club.
Several different packages are available; participants can purchase one or more in any combination.
The $28 Best Value Package includes: 1 pound ground beef, 1 pound chicken tenders, four corndogs, 1.3 pound ham steak, 12 ounces deluxe macaroni and cheese, potatoes, lettuce, onions, peppers, zucchini, tomatoes, apples and oranges.
The $14.50 Grocery Package includes: 12 ounces deluxe macaroni and cheese, potatoes, lettuce, onions, peppers, zucchini, tomatoes, apples and oranges.
The $14.50 Meat-Only Package includes: 1 pound ground beef, 1 pound chicken tenders, four corndogs, 1.3 pound ham steak.
The $40 Meal Deal includes: 1 pound ground turkey, 1.3 pound ham steak, 1 pound chicken tenders, 1 pound turkey medallions, 1 pound ground beef, 1 pound Pollock, 1 pound pork chops, 8 ounces shredded cheese, 15 ounce diced tomatoes, 15 ounce chili beans, chili seasoning, 2 pounds hashbrown patties, 12 ounces mixed berries, 4 ounces scalloped potatoes, 15 ounces peaches, 15 ounces baked beans, 12 ounces mac and cheese, potatoes, lettuce, tomatoes, zucchini, apples. The box has enough food to make seven family meals; meal ideas are included in the box.
The $25 Pantry Box includes: 24 ounce pasta sauce, 1 pound spaghetti, two 5 ounce tuna, two 6 ounce white chicken, four 4 ounce cups applesauce, 15 ounce peaches, 14 ounce oatmeal, 6 ounce mashed potatoes, 15 ounces beef stew, 15 ounces sloppy joe sauce; 15 ounces ravioli, 15 ounce beans and franks, 15 ounce corn, 15 ounce green beans, 15 ounce baked beans, 15 ounce diced tomatoes, 16.5 Jiffy Muffin mix, 12 ounce macaroni and cheese, 16 ounce Ranch salad dressing, 13 ounce strawberry preserves.
The $24 Seafood Box includes: 1 pound tilapia, 1 pound Pollock, 1 pound salmon, 1 pound shrimp.
The $25 Chicken Chunk Special includes: two 5-pound bags of fully cooked breaded chicken chunks.
Participants who order one of the main food packages also have the option to order ?choice? and ?bonus? items.
The choice items for February are:
? A $22.50 Steak Box, which includes six 8-ounce sirloin strip steaks, tenderized.
? A $17 Shellsburg Wisconsin Cheese Cheese and Sausage Bundle. It includes: 8-ounces each of sliced cooked ham, sliced bologna, sliced salami, sliced pickle pimento loaf, provolone slices, mild cheddar slices and 12 ounces of American slices.
? A $25 Shrimp Box, which includes 2 pounds raw, breaded fantail shrimp and 11 shrimp skewers, raw, peeled and deveined.
? A $20 Sandwich Variety, with 14 ounces of cheeseburgers, 15 ounces of egg and cheese, 15 ounces of chicken melts and 13.5 ounces of sausage and cheese.
The bonus items are:
? A half-gallon of 2 percent milk for $1.89.
? One pound of butter for $2.99.
? Thirty-six ounces of soft gourmet, twisted pretzels for $4.50.
Food packages are subject to changes.
SHARE Iowa Inc. is a nonprofit food buying group that offers good, nutritious products at a reduced cost through a volunteer-run, community-based distribution system.
There are no membership fees and no income guidelines.
For information, call Greenig, the Sieda Community Action office or SHARE?s main office at 800-344-1107, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the website www.shareiowa.org.