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Community Harvest Meals

COMMUNITY HARVEST PREPARED MEALS PROGRAM

This service distributes prepared, packaged meals that are primarily plant based, nutritious, delicious, fast, easy and economical for individuals and families. Volunteers, Culinary Workforce Training Program students and the No More Empty Pots food distribution team work together to prepare, package and distribute the meals.

THE MEALS

No More Empty Pots sources produce for Community Harvest meals from local farmers. The six week menu is planned around seasonal ingredients and highlights a plant-based diet. The meals are provided in microwaveable containers for convenience. Each meal should be enjoyed within four days of receiving or frozen for later use. See below for a sample of previous recipes the community has enjoyed! Hover each image to learn more about the Meal Plan A menu!

PRICING STRUCTURE

FULL PAY

For individuals and families that do not meet the criteria for SNAP Match or Supported.
$ 7 Per Meal
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SNAP MATCH

Dollar-for-dollar match for individuals and families paying with SNAP benefits.
$ 3.50 Per Meal
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Supported

Individuals and families
surviving cancer receive
FREE meals courtesy of the
Carlynn Hartman-Kurtz Fund.
$ 0 per meal
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*Applications accepted on a rolling basis. Meal delivery per schedule below.
Please contact communityharvest@nmepomaha.org for additional information. 

Prefer paper? CLICK HERE to download a paper registration form. Return the form to No More Empty Pots Admin Office at 8511 N. 30th St. Omaha, NE 68112

REGISTRATION & PAYMENT SCHEDULE

Receive two meals per week per individual registered. Want more than two each? Provide the quantity you desire when you register for the program. Payments must be made in-full if paying online. Payments may also be made in person via credit card, cash, check or EBT per the schedule below. Click on the Meal Plans below to learn more. 

Registration Period Receive Meals First Payment Due Balance Due
February 6 - March 12, 2020
February 6, 2020
February 21, 2020
March 19, 2019 - April 23, 2020
March 19, 2020
April 3, 2020
April 30 - June 4, 2020
April 30, 2020
May 15, 2020
June 11 - July 16, 2020
June 11, 2020
June 26, 2020

PICK UP LOCATIONS

Pick up your meals during cafe hours Friday, Saturday or Monday at Cups Café at Florence.
Friday: 8:00a – 1:30p
Saturday: 8:30a – 1:30p
Monday: 4:00p – 7:30p

Sites with 10 or more participants may become pick up locations. If you’re interested in making your community location a pick-up site for Community Harvest Meals, contact us at communityharvest@nmepomaha.org

FAQ

Where do I get my meals?

If you’ve chosen the No More Empty Pots Food Hub as your pickup site, you can pick up your meals at Cups Cafe at 8501 N 30th St. Other pick up sites will be added as they are confirmed.

When will I get my meals?

Meals being delivered to sites will be delivered on Thursday. Meals will be available for pickup at the Food Hub Friday, Saturday, and Monday of each week.

What are the meals like?

Meals are scratch-made by professional chefs in our commercial kitchens. We use seasonal, local ingredients to make primarily plant-based meals. They can be heated up in the microwave for a ready-to-eat, nutritious, and delicious meal option for you and your family! 

What makes Community Harvest meals different than other convenience meals?

Community Harvest meals are made FOR THE COMMUNITY BY THE COMMUNITY. Local producers provide fresh ingredients made right here at home. Volunteers from students, to corporate groups to your neighbors and friends work side by side with No More Empty Pots professional chefs to prepare and package these delicious meals!

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