Meals for Mountaineers Winter Break program

What is Meals for Mountaineers?

To support the diverse needs of the Appalachian Community during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the University is offering the following options for meal service during the Winter Break:

Meals for Mountaineers 

Free, chef-inspired meals to provide nutrition for students, faculty, and staff in need who remain in our community during Winter Break. Anyone can pick up a hot lunch along with a prepared dinner and breakfast for the next day; Weekender & Celebration boxes will include ingredients for 3 meals per day and is available for weekends and holiday breaks.

Weekender and Celebration Boxes to Go

Participants can also select the Weekender/Celebration Box which includes ingredients for 3 meals per day for individuals or up to 4 people. Boxes feature fresh produce from Appalachian State Blackburn Vannoy Teaching and Research Farm and recipes from Campus Dining chefs.

Dates & Hours of Operation

December 11 through January 14 *

Lunch & Meal Pick-up: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., Monday - Friday

* - The Meals for Mountaineers program is available on weekdays only. Please order a Weekender/Celebration Box for weekends and the holiday breaks.


Program Details

Please complete the Intake Form for each weekday you would like to pick-up Meals for Mountaineers. Please add a Weekender/Celebration Box only once per week; contact us if you need additional meals for weekends/holidays. 

Parking to pick-up Meals for Mountaineers is available at the Rivers Street Parking Deck.

Weekender & Celebration Boxes

Pick-up Dates:

  • December 12 - Weekender (9 meals)
  • December 18 - Weekender (9 meals)
  • December 23 - Celebration Box (21 meals)
  • December 31 - Celebration Box (9 meals)
  • January 8 - Weekender (9 meals)

Donors & Partners

This program is made possible by:

·       Boone High Country Rentals - Peak of Boone

·      First Horizon Bank

·      Harris Teeter

·      Stick Boy Bread Co

·      US Foods

·      App State Alumni Affairs

·      App State's Campus Dining

·      App State’s Division of Student Affairs

·      App State’s Division of University Advancement

·      App State’s Office of Sustainability

·      App State’s Sustainable Development Teaching and Research Farm

·      App State’s  Student Government Association

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