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Agency Resources

Valuable resources for our partner agencies.

Food Inventory Suggestions

Is your agency seeing needs for other food products, like culturally appropriate items, or would you like to supplement your shelves with different products? Fill out the form at the link below to let us know what you would like to see added to our inventory!

Complete the Form

Recalls

Find all of the information on recalled food items you could see at your distribution.

View Recalls

Cancellation Policy

If you need to cancel your Fresh Food Distribution due to inclement weather, please notify Tammi, our Director of Agency Relations at tammi@smfoodbank.org by 3pm the day before your distribution!

Primarius Online Ordering

Agency Shopping List

Keep your pantry stocked, see what’s available, shop for food, and place orders for your agency.

To create your online shopping list, log in using the link below.

Online Ordering Login
Having a problem logging into P2? Give us a call at (269) 964-3663, and we’ll walk you through it!

ServSafe Training

Earn your ServSafe certification to ensure your agency falls within food safety guidelines.

ServSafe Login

Food Safety: Shelf Life

Many national manufacturers put limits on how far past the Best By Date food is good for. Utilize these resources to make determinations. Keep in mind that in most cases there is not a food safety issue with distributing past the Best By Date.

Food Keeper Still Tasty

Brand Toolkit

If you would like to use our branding on flyers, social media posts, or elsewhere to promote your distributions, please download this folder and choose from our logos!

When you use our logos, please do not tilt them or change the text or color!

Download Tookit

Milk Purchase Program

Current Milk Prices
Whole Milk
$1.52/gallon
2% Milk
$1.52/gallon
Skim
$1.52/gallon
Ordering Process

Determine amount of gallons, type of milk (Whole, 2% or Skim), & frequency of pick up that will work best for your agency.

Call the Food Bank at (269) 964-3663, ask for Ann or Michelle to place the milk order for your agency. Orders are due by 5pm Wednesday for the following Wednesday.

Questions? Please contact the Agency Resource team
Counties
Extension
Branch, Calhoun
408 for Jamie
Hillsdale, Jackson, Lenawee
491 for Heather
Barry, Kalamazoo, St Joseph
490 for Michelle

Printable Resources

Free printable resources for agency pantries.

Ways to use common pantry items

A full page of ideas for using several pantry staples!

Ways to Use Common Pantry Items.pdf

Cooking Matters Handouts

A great resource for food and cooking basics. Use just one page, or use them all!

Cooking matters for pantries.pdf

Food Resources

If your pantry offers canned, fresh, or frozen produce products, these resources are for you! Cut out the items that your pantry offers.

USDA MyPlate Resources – print and web resources for pantries

Printable Materials and Handouts | Nutrition.gov

2024

Tailgate Schedule

RC Plastics
4790 Hudson Rd, Osseo, MI 49266

Distribution at 9:30am

1st Thursday of the month

  • January 4
  • February 1
  • March 7
  • April 4
  • May 2
  • June 6
  • July 3 ** Wednesday due to Holiday
  • August 1
  • September 5
  • October 3
  • November 7
  • December 5

Sercombe Trucking
3001 Shirley Drive Jackson, MI 49201

Distribution at 9:30am

3rd Thursday of the month

  • January 18
  • February 15
  • March 21
  • April 18 
  • May 16
  • June 20
  • July 18
  • August 15
  • September 19
  • October 17
  • November 21
  • December 19

5th Thursdays, as scheduled

  • February 29
  • May 30
  • August 29
  • October 31 

Raisin Township Public Safety Office
5525 Occidental Hwy, Tecumseh, MI 49286

Distribution at 9:30am

2nd Thursday of the month

  • January 11
  • February 8
  • March 14
  • April 11
  • May 9
  • June 13
  • July 11
  • August 8
  • September 12
  • October 10
  • November 14
  • December 12

Phoenix Proto
688 East Main, Centreville, MI 49032

Distribution at 9:30am

4th Thursday of the month

  • January 25
  • February 22
  • March 28
  • April 25
  • May 23
  • June 27
  • July 25
  • August 22
  • September 26
  • October 24

Additional Tuesdays

  • November 26
  • December 17
2024 Holidays
  • January 1 – New Year’s Day
  • March 29 – Good Friday
  • May 27 – Memorial Day
  • July 4 – Independence Day
  • September 2 – Labor Day
  • November 28-29 – Thanksgiving
  • December 20-31 – Christmas & Inventory

Food Resource Guides

Select your county to see all of the distributions near you!

Barry
Branch
Calhoun
Hillsdale
Jackson
Kalamazoo
Lenawee
St. Joseph
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