Nutrition Assistance and Education - Local Farmacy RX

460 North Townsend AVE

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Western Colorado 2-1-1 - WC 211
General Information
Description of ServiceThe Local Farmacy Rx program provides assistance and education to Montrose and Olathe families to increase consumption of local fruits and vegetables and improving the health of individuals.

Local Farmacy Rx may include:
- Family-friendly cooking and nutrition education classes
- Farmacy Bucks, an incentive program for the classes to purchase local fruits and vegetables
- Healthy recipe ideas using local fruits and vegetables
- Bonus kitchen items, call for details
- Education on how to purchase health food on a budget

Local Farmacy Rx can also provide families with fruit and vegetable prescriptions that they can take to their local grocery store. Call for details.

There is no cost for families if they are receiving SNAP (Food Stamps) and/or Medicaid benefits. Families must commit to attending 4 or 6 classes and 1 orientation.

Classes are traditionally held between the end of June to October. Class days and times are subject to change at any time. Spanish classes are available.
LocationMontrose County
Geographical AreaMontrose County
Facility/ADA AccessYes
Intake ProcedureCall or walk-in for more information.
Intake RequirementsMust provide: Photo ID, Household Income, Proof of SNAP or Medicaid benefits
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
EligibilityFor families receiving SNAP (Food Stamps) and/or Medicaid benefits or who may qualify for those benefits with children between the ages of 6 and 12.
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNo
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Administration)
Specific Hours: Class dates and times can vary, call for details
Contact Information
Unable to plot address.
Contact's Phone (970) 249-0705
Physical Site Address 1 460 North Townsend Avenue
Physical Site City, State, Zip Montrose, CO 81401
Mailing Address 1 PO Box 3152
Mailing City, State, Zip Montrose, CO 81402
Main Phone (970) 249-0705
TDD Phone (800) 659-2656 or dial 711
Service Location Email
Web Address
Additional Information
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Valley Food Partnership
Affiliated Program: 460 North Townsend AVE
This Service: Nutrition Assistance and Education - Local Farmacy RX
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Cooking Classes (PL-7400.1550)