Orders are due no later than Friday for the SHARE Iowa Inc. food packages available in March.
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. March 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: 12-ounce Little Sizzlers, 1-pound ground beef, 1-pound turkey burgers, 1-pound chicken tenders, 6-ounce mashed potatoes, four 4-ounce cups mango peach applesauce, potatoes, sweet potatoes, carrots, celery, apples and oranges.
The $14.50 Grocery Package includes: 6-ounce mashed potatoes, four 4-ounce cups mango peach applesauce, potatoes, sweet potatoes, carrots, celery, apples and oranges.
The $14.50 Meat-Only Package includes: 12-ounce Little Sizzlers, 1-pound ground beef, 1-pound turkey burgers, 1-pound chicken tenders.
The $40 Meal Deal includes: 2-pounds turkey burgers, 1-pound ground beef, 4-pounds Honeysuckle ready-to-cook turkey breast, 12-ounce Little Sizzlers, 2-pounds chicken-fried chicken with gravy packet, four 10-ounce bean and cheese burritos, 8-ounces shredded mozzarella, 2-pounds hashbrown patties, 1-pound frozen broccoli, 6-ounces long-grain wild rice, 16-ounce ziti, 24-ounce Classico Reservo pasta sauce, potatoes, sweet potatoes, carrots and apples. The box has enough food to make seven family meals; meal ideas are included in the box.
The $34 Easter Dinner Box includes: 4-pounds Black Forest boneless ham, 4-pounds Honeysuckle ready-to-cook turkey breast, 1-pound frozen broccoli, strawberry gelatin, 10-inch lemon cream pie, potatoes, sweet potatoes, carrots, celery, apples and oranges.
The $24 Pork Chop Special includes: 15 individually wrapped 6-ounce boneless pork chops.
The $20 Cheeseburger Special includes: 12 6.8-ounce Ballpark Bacon Double Cheese Burger sandwiches.
Participants who order one of the main food packages also have the option to order ?choice? and ?bonus? items.
The choice items for March are:
? A $20.50 Pasta Variety Box, which includes 18-ounces manicotti, 13-ounces round cheese ravioli, 18-ounces ricotta stuffed shells, 16-ounces tri-color tortellini, 12-ounces stuffed rigatoni, 13-ounces cheddar pierogie.
? A $12 Turkey Breast Box, which includes 4-pounds Honeysuckle white, smoky-barbecue-seasoned ready-to-cook turkey breast.
? A $16.50 Chicken Wings Box, with 5-pounds fully cooked oven roasted chicken wings.
? A $15.50 Cheese Pack, with six 8-ounce Shullsburg Cheese items: Parmesan shaker, provolone slices, cojack block, Colby block, shredded cheddar, shredded mozzarella.
The bonus items are:
? A half-gallon of 2 percent milk for $1.89.
? One pound of butter for $2.75.
? Three 1-pound packages of 85 percent ground beef for $10.
? A 20-ounce pack of Shullsburg Italia Family pack string cheese for $6.
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.
Everyone is welcome to participate; there are no membership fees and no income guidelines. Participants are encouraged to spend some time volunteering with an activity of their choice.
For information, call Greenig, Sieda or SHARE at 800-344-1107, email@example.com or www.shareiowa.org.