FOOD

FOOD PANTRIES

BareTooth Cupboards

WHO

  • Anyone residing in Carbon County, and in need, has access to the food bank twice each month. 

WHAT

  • Packaged goods such as cereal and pasta, and canned soup, fruit and vegetables are always on hand.

  • Hamburger, bread, eggs and dairy products are always on hand.

WHERE

  • 17th E 11th St, Red Lodge, MT 59068

  • 406-446-1255

  • Email

  • Website

WHEN

  • Monday & Wednesday 11am-1pm

  • Tuesday & Thursday 3pm-5pm

  • Saturday 9am-11am

 

JOLIET FOOD BANK

WHO

  • Anyone in need of food security.

WHAT

  • Free groceries - donations accepted.

WHERE

  • 128 S Main St, Joliet, MT 59041

  • 406-962-3132

  • 406-962-3708

WHEN

  • Monday 9am-1pm

BRIDGER COMMUNITY FOOD BANK

WHO

  • Anyone in need of food security.

WHAT

  • Free groceries - donations accepted.

WHERE

  • 206 N D St, Bridger, MT 59041 (Old Furniture Factory)

  • 406-662-1060

WHEN

  • 9:30 am-11:30 am

  • 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month

HARVEST HOPE

WHO

  • Any high school student who is food insecure.

WHAT

  • Meal pantry for Red Lodge High School students.

WHERE

  • 800 Chambers N, Red Lodge, MT 59068

  • 406-446-1903

SUPPLEMENTAL ASSISTANCE

SNAP

Supplementary Nutrition Assistance Program

WHO

  • Determined by evaluating specific nonfinancial and financial criteria. 

WHAT

  • SNAP benefits are provided on an electronic card that is used as an ATM or bank card to buy food at participating grocery stores. 

  • Balance of card services can be tracked online at ebt.mt.gov. 

  • Formerly known as food stamps.

WHERE

WHEN

  • Monday - Friday 8am-5pm

If you need help completing this application, a Navigator can help.  Contact Therese at 406-425-0908 or therese@rlacf.org to learn more about this free service.

WIC

Women Infants & Children

WHO

WHAT

  • Supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.

WHERE

  • Joliet Location: 202 State Street, Joliet, MT 59041

  • Red Lodge Location: 10 S Oaks Ave, Red Lodge, MT 59068

WHEN

  • Joliet: 4th Thursday of every month; 9:30am-12pm, 1pm-3:30pm

  • Red Lodge: 2nd Thursday of every month; 10am-12pm, 1pm-3:15pm

  • 406-446-2820

Many people find the application process overwhelming - if this is the case for you, contact the Navigators Program. They offer free one-on-one assistance through tedious application processes such as this. 

MEALS ON WHEELS

COST

  • $3.50 a day

WHO

  • Individuals over the age of 60.

WHAT

  • Low cost meals delivered.

WHERE

  • Delivery in the Red Lodge City Limits

  • Pickup and carry out for outside of Red Lodge City Limits 

  • Cedarwood Villa

    • 1 Oaks Ave, Red Lodge, MT 59068​

    • 406-446-2525

WHEN

  • 7 days a week

DOUBLE SNAP AT THE FARMER'S MARKET

WHAT

  • SNAP benefits double up to $20 at each trip to the Red Lodge Farmers' Market during the Market season

WHERE

  • Contact: Sammy Wicks

  • Email

SENIOR FARMER'S MARKET NUTRITION PROGRAM

WHAT

  • Carbon County residents 60+ with incomes within 185% of Federal Poverty Guidelines may receive $50 to purchase local vegetables, fruit, cut herbs and honey at the Red Lodge Farmers' Market.

WHERE

  • Contact: Therese Picasso-Edwards

  • Red Lodge Area Community Foundation 

  • 122 Hauser Ave S 

  • Phone: 406-446-2820

  • Email

RED LODGE SENIOR CENTER HOME DELIVERY SERVICE & MEALS AT THE CENTER

COST

  • $4.00 per meal

WHAT

  • Deliver meals to seniors and anyone in need of assistance on Monday, Wednesday, Friday for a cost of $4.00 per meal. Delivery is free. Meals are home cooked.

  • Additionally, a facility that serves meals to anyone. Cost is $4.00. meals are served Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the Red Lodge Senior and Community Center.

WHERE​

  • 207 S Villard, Red Lodge, MT 59068

  • 406-446-1826

OTHER RESOURCES

IT'S IN THE BAG!

Weekend Meal Program

WHO

  • Red Lodge K-8 Students

WHAT

  • Free nutritious food to cover missed meals over the weekend.

  • Sign up required through school front desk.

WHERE

  • Red Lodge Elementary & Middle School.

  • To enroll, contact your school or Therese at (406) 425-1343

WHEN

  • Throughout the school year.

  • Friday delivery.

FREE & REDUCED SCHOOL LUNCH 

WHO

  • Children living in a household with an income at or below 130% of the federal poverty line are eligible for free school lunches.

  • Children living in a household with an income at or below 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced school lunches.

WHAT

  • Free or reduced meals at school for children to foster a healthier learning environment.

WHERE

  • Any local school has the application.  Simple to fill out.

Many people find the application process overwhelming - if this is the case for you, contact the Navigators Program. They offer free one-on-one assistance through tedious application processes such as this. 

 

406-446-2820

COMMON GROUND

WHO

  • Church of the Rockies offers free meals.

  • No eligibility for attendance.

  • A time for people to get together, socialize, make new friends and enjoy a hot meal. 

WHAT

  • Common Ground is a complimentary community meal sponsored by Church of the Rockies.

  • To-go meals available.

WHERE

  • Roberts Campus - 167 Railway Drive, Roberts, MT 59070

  • Red Lodge Campus - 7193 US Hwy 212, Red Lodge, MT 59068

  • (406)-210-8677

WHEN

  • Mondays - Roberts Campus 5:30-7:00pm.

  • Wednesdays - Red Lodge Campus 5:00-6:15pm.

  • Website

LUNCH IN THE SUN

WHO

  • All youth under 18 years of age.

WHAT

  • Free nutritious meals offered during the summer.

  • No sign up required.

WHERE

  • Locations announced each summer.

WHEN

  • Days and times announced each summer.

RED LODGE FARMERS MARKET

WHO

  • Anyone

WHAT

  • The goal of the Red Lodge Farmers' Market is to provide an enjoyable community venue for local agriculture producers to sell their products in order to help build a self-sustainable community.

WHERE

  • Lions Park

    • 8th St & Villard Ave N - Red Lodge MT

WHEN

  • Fridays 3:30pm-6pm, mid-June through mid-September

ROCKY FORK FOOD HUB

WHO

  • Anyone

WHAT

  • Hub allows you to learn about the farmer or producer and understand how their products are grown or made, while purchasing the freshest possible food for yourself, your family, and your business.

WHERE

  •  P.O. Box 2449, Red Lodge, MT 59068

  • 406-425-0433

  • Email

  • Website

RED LODGE AREA FOOD PARTNERSHIP COUNCIL

WHO

  • Everyone!

WHAT

  • Our mission is to promote a healthy food system that improves our community’s quality of life, economy and self-reliance while preserving the land for generations to come.

WHERE

Laurel Community Hope

WHO

  • Persons with low income and aid is limited to area around Laurel. There are limits on how often a family can receive aid.

COST

  • None

WHAT

  • Provides food assistance, clothing, furniture, community programs and medicine for adults and children. When funds and donations are available, assistance for rent, utilities and gas vouchers for health appointments and job interviews.

WHERE

  • 204 Cedar Avenue, P.O. Box 524, Laurel, MT 59044

  • 406-628-7281

  • Email

WHEN

  • Monday-Thursday 9:30 AM-3:30PM

Carbon County Connect Coordinator Contact Information 

connect@rlacf.org

(406) 446-2820

All businesses and services listed are independently owned and operated. The Red Lodge Area Community Foundation does not endorse or guarantee any services provided and cannot be held liable for any claims/damages that may arise from services rendered or from agreements between the client and professional.