Food & Nutrition Resources Serving Ashe County, NC

AppHealthCare – Nutrition Services

Nutrition services offered consists of the Woman, Infant and Children (WIC) Program, Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME), Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) and Virtual Nutrition Services.

Nutrition services offered consists of the Woman, Infant and Children (WIC) Program, Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME), Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) and Virtual Nutrition Services.

Web: Nutrition Services
T: 336-246-9449
Facebook: AppHealthCare

413 McConnell Street, Jefferson NC

Ashe County DSS – Food & Nutrition

Ashe County residents may submit an application for Food & Nutrition services at Ashe County DSS or online at If approved, clients receive a benefit card which assists with food purchases at local stores.

T: 336-846-5719
Web: Ashe County DSS
Facebook: Ashe DSS

150 Government Circle, Jefferson NC

Ashe County Farmers Market

Participates in SNAP/EBT, WIC, and Senior FMNP

Double Up Food Bucks Program
For every dollar spent up to $20.00, the market will provide the same amount.  Ex: If you spend $20, you get an extra $20 in double up food tokens.

T: 336-588-0348
Facebook: ACFM

108 Backstreet, West Jefferson NC

Ashe Food Pantry

Monthly food boxes available. Pickup dates vary, call ahead to confirm.

Food pantry items also available at a variety of locations including Ashe Memorial Hospital, Generations, and WCC-Ashe Campus.

T: 336-846-7019
Web: Ashe Food Pantry
Facebook: Ashe Pantry

115 Colvard Street, Jefferson NC

Ashe Harvest Ministries

Food box distribution approximately two times per month. Information is announced on their Facebook page. Delivery is available.


 T: 336-877-6322
Facebook: Ashe Harvest

515 Idlewild Road, West Jefferson NC

Ashe Outreach Ministries

Food pantry, mobile meals, and school backpack program. Monthly food boxes; pickup Tuesday-Thursday 9:00am-2:00pm.

T: 336-385-1314
Web: Ashe Outreach
Facebook:  Ashe OutreachFB

211719 Hwy 88W, Creston NC

Ashe Really Cares

Food pantry and clothing assistance.

T: 336-846-5234
Web: Ashe Really Cares

204 Beaver Creek School Road, West Jefferson NC

Blue Ridge Opportunity Commission

BROC partners with Compassionate Commissary for periodic food distributions. Distribution dates are announced in advance on their Facebook page.

T: 336-384-4543
Facebook: BROC

9710 NC 194, Lansing NC

Casting Bread

Emergency food boxes available.  Consistent pantry boxes available. Café open Wednesday & Thursday weekly from 11:00am-2:00pm for a free meal.

Web: Casting Bread
T: 828-783-3510
Facebook: Casting BreadFB

194 Aho Road, Blowing Rock NC

F.A.R.M. Cafe

F.A.R.M. Café is a pay-what-you-can community cafe that operates primarily with volunteers. A restaurant where everybody eats, regardless of means. Open weekdays 11:00am-2:00pm.

Web: F.A.R.M. Cafe
T: 828-386-1000
Facebook: F.A.R.M. Cafe FB

617 W King Street, Boone NC

Generations Ashe

Nutritional meals for persons age 60+ in a congregate setting at the Senior Center. Also offering home delivery service for those who are home-bound.

T: 336-246-2461
Web: Generations Ashe
Facebook: Generations

180 Chatty Rob Lane, West Jefferson NC

Good Vibes Community Meal

Community meal held monthly at various locations in Ashe County. Delivery is available.

T: 828-434-0609

Grace Community Church

Offering a Food Pantry box with essential food items.

Web: Gracecommunitychurchnc
T: 336-620-2600

4178 Mulatto Mountain Road, Fleetwood NC

Hospitality House Community Kitchen

Food Pantry available up to two times per month.  Community Kitchen meals also provided daily.

T: 828-264-1237
Web: HospHouse
Facebook: Hospitality  

338 Brook Hollow Road, Boone NC

Hunger and Health Coalition

Food pantry boxes available every 2 weeks. Food Recovery Kitchen available by appointment.

Web: hungerhealthcoalition
T: 828-262-1628
Facebook: hungerhealth

141 Health Center Drive #C, Boone NC

Jefferson United Methodist Church

Offers a weekly Food Pantry.

T: 336-846-9512
Web:   Jefferson Umc
Facebook: JUMC  

115 East Main Street, Jefferson NC

Mount Paddy Church

Offers a Food Pantry; contact the church for details.

Web: Mount Paddy Church
Facebook: Mt Paddy
T: 336-846-3174

822 Hwy 88 W, Jefferson NC

MMOM: Compassionate Commissary

Over 30 sites throughout the County with food boxes available for pick-up.  Call for an appointment at their home location.

Web: Compassionate Commissary™
Facebook: MMoM
T: 828-434-8888

20 East Ashe Street, West Jefferson NC

WCC: Prowler Pantry

The Prowler Pantry is a free resource on campus that offers students individually packaged grab-and-go snack and meal items. The pantry is open to all currently enrolled students. Students must present a current student ID to utilize the pantry.

T: 336-838-6290
Web:  Prowler Pantry
Facebook: WCC  

On-Campus Locations – Wilkes, Ashe, & Alleghany

Salvation Army

Food Pantry operates monthly on the second Saturday.

Web:  Thrift Stores
T: 336-844-4006
Facebook: Salvation Army

112 Sunnyside Park Drive, Jefferson NC

Warrensville Baptist Church

Food Pantry operates monthly on the second Saturday.

T: 336-384-3044
Web:  Food Pantry
Facebook: WBC

130 Church Street, Warrensville NC