“RVA Community Fridges is about more than free food”

Jan 23, 2024 | by

RVA Community Fridges is a mutual aid group aimed at combating food insecurity throughout the city. They operate 14 community refrigerators stocked with donate food that anyone can take as needed:

Mutual aid means that we each give from our own abundance. RVA Community Fridges is about more than free food. It’s neighbors helping neighbors. It’s sharing our abundance and receiving what we need. It’s creating/taking back space – for the people, by the people. It’s about building a more resilient community.

There are 3 fridges on Southside:

  • Intergalactic Tacos – 2414 Hull Street
  • Sankofa Community Orchard – 309 Covington Road
  • Fonticello Food Forest – 255 West 27th Street


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