Eat Well Volunteer Pantries and Tools

Pantries Served | Recipes | Additional Readings and Resources |

What Pantries Do We Service?

Raised Beds Back
Raised beds at the Hancock County Cooperative Extension Garden

The Hancock County Eat Well Volunteers currently provide educational outreach at four pantries:

Ellsworth – Loaves & Fishes
Address: 137 Downeast Highway (Route 1-N, next to Darling’s Chevrolet), Ellsworth
Hours: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 9:30-12:30 pm and Wednesday 4:00-6:30 pm

Otis – What’s For Suppa?
Address: 9 Church Lane, Otis
Hours: Third Wednesday of the month 12:00-2:00 pm

Bucksport – Bucksport Community Concerns
Address: 181 Franklin Street, Bucksport
Hours: Second Monday of the month 5:30-6:30 pm and every Wednesday 9:30-11:30 am

Bar Harbor – Bar Harbor Food Pantry
Address: 36 Mt Desert St, Bar Harbor
Hours: Tuesday and Wednesday 9:00-2:00 pm, Thursday 12:00-6:00 pm, and Friday 9:00-12:00 pm

Recipe Catalog

The Eat Well program happily partners with the University of Maine Cooperative Extension EFNEP team to bring healthy, easy-to-make recipes to the public. For a comprehensive list of recipes, please visit the EFNEP website.

Additional Readings and Resources

  • Discover available community resources through Maine SNAP-Ed
  • Learn about food insecurity in Maine through Feeding America
  • Hancock County Farmers’ Markets (PDF)
  • Check out the My Plate tool to educate yourself on health and nutrition through food
  • Healthy Acadia offers regular classes and events for community members interested in learning more about healthy living. Their calendar of events shows all their upcoming activities
  • Learn how to read a food label from the FDA
  • Browse the University of Maine’s Food and Health Publications