Commodities distribution slated in Dallas County


Central Arkansas Development Council will distribute United States Department of Agriculture Commodities Oct. 15 and 16 in Dallas County.

Dallas County’s distributions will begin at 9 a.m. at the CADC Fordyce Office at 410 E. Fourth St. and First Baptist Church at 225 Ethel St. in Sparkman.

The food items to be distributed may include UHT milk, canned peaches, canned carrots, canned spaghetti sauce, vegetarian beans, rotini pasta and cooked turkey breast.

All customers receiving commodities must present identification. To be eligible to receive USDA commodities, income guidelines must be met. The income guidelines for this program are based on 130 percent of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. Based on these guidelines, a one person household must make less than $14,937 per year to qualify for this program. For each additional family member, add $5,226.