Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern


A brown bag with a green recycling symbol stands with two cans, one with a blue label and one with a brown label, as well as a tomato. There are cucumbers and celery in the bag, which casts a shadow on the green background of the illustration.

Evanston organizations work to fight food insecurity, foster community during pandemic

February 23, 2022

As inflation rises and the pandemic continues to heighten health inequities, Jean Fies is working to make a four dollar head of lettuce more accessible for Evanston residents. Fies leads Evanston Grows,...

A volunteer packs produce at the Greater Chicago Food Depository’s warehouse.

Evanston food assistance programs adapt to pandemic precautions amidst growing food insecurity

July 6, 2020

Over three months after Illinois began implementing statewide stay-at-home orders and precautions to address the COVID-19 pandemic, Evanston food assistance programs are settling into a new normal of socially...

Producemobile. The community food resource will continue to operate to address the need of food insecure residents.

Producemobile to provide fruits and vegetables Tuesday

April 12, 2020

In an effort to fulfill the need for fresh produce in the Evanston community, the Producemobile will continue to operate under Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s stay-at-home order. Mary Beth Roth, Producemobile...

The Producemobile at Fleetwood-Jourdain on April 23. The distribution center provides fresh fruits and vegetables to low-income Cook County residents.

Producemobile opens temporary second location to provide fresh produce to low-income residents

May 1, 2019

Evanston’s Producemobile, a distribution center that provides fresh fruits and vegetables to low-income residents, has opened a temporary second location at the Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center. ...

Producemobile is a program started by the Greater Chicago Food Depository that offers fresh, free produce to residents in areas identified as high-need. The Producemobile brings free fruits and vegetables to Evanston every second Tuesday of the month.

Producemobile wraps up first year combatting Evanston hunger

January 14, 2014

People lined up for beans, bananas and even baked goods Tuesday morning when the Producemobile came to the Robert Crown Community Center. More than a year ago, a partnership between the Greater Chicago...

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