The primary needs of mankind are food and shelter; the Branford Food Pantry (BFP) addresses that first need—food. The mission of the BFP is to provide groceries for families in need. We will find a way to help you.

Please read "How to get food " to find out how to qualify for  groceries from the BFP


On May 9th the Branford Food Pantry received over 8000 pounds of food from the Letter Carriers Drive.  We want to thank all of the Letter Carriers and the people of Branford for their support.

The Connecticut Food Bank Mobile Food Pantry is  distributing a variety of fresh products for families at the New Life Apostolic Church (26 Jefferson Rd, Branford) on the first Friday of every month from 10-11 AM.  Please bring your own bags to pack items you select.  If you have any questions please call 203-483-0629. 

If you have extra produce in your garden please consider donating it to the Food Pantry on Tuesday or Friday mornings (8:30-11 AM).



The Branford Alps Farmers' Market is a non-profit seasonal market featuring local produce, goat cheese, pasture raised beef, pork, chickens, eggs, a craft vendor etc.

WIC and Senior  coupons will be accepted and SNAP dollars will be doubled, $15 per customer/day up to $1000 each market day.

Opening June 11th and active each Thursday, 4-7 p.m. through October 2.

The Market is on Alps Road in Branford at the base of Branford Hill (Rt. 1).


We have a program called "Snacks for Kids".  Each week families will receive a bag containing 5 snack items for each child to take to school.  Please help to support this new effort by donating the following:  pudding/jello cups; fruit cups; raisins (small boxes); cereal/granola bars; small bags of chips/cookies/pretzels; snack crackers;  NO NUTS OR PEANUT PRODUCTS.  Thanks for your help in this new effort.  

In addition, we have an ongoing need for routine items such as cereal, peanut butter, soup, stew and coffee. Please consider sponsoring a drive to collect these items.



© Branford Food Pantry 2011