The TurnStyle is open from 10am – 3pm on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Please check Facebook or call us for any updates to this information. The donation bin is always open and we are looking for more volunteers to help sort through all those bags of used clothing. Stop by the shop to pick up a volunteer form or email  volunteer23tol@gmail.com.

Tree of Life Food Pantry

Tree of Life Food Pantry provides food for the residents of the eight towns of the Blue Hill peninsula: Blue Hill, Brooklin, Brooksville, Castine, Orland, Penobscot, Sedgwick, and Surry. However, residents who need food and who live in other towns may come to the Pantry for assistance on a more limited basis. No one is turned away. The atmosphere is warm and friendly.

TurnStyle Thrift Shop

The TurnStyle Thrift Shop sells high quality used clothing for women, men and children in addition to accessories and linens. Clothing donations are always welcome and only the best clothes are sold in the shop. Money from the TurnStyle is used to buy food for Tree of Life.

Weekly Stats


Tree of Life Pantry Statistics for July 2021

Dairy products including butter, milk, yogurt and cheese have been offered in the Pantry for a few weeks. With all the zucchini available from local gardens, the makings for zucchini pie are virtually at hand!

Here’s one of the recipes available online.

1 prepared 9 inch pie crust
1 Tbsp. butter or olive oil
2 zucchini sliced thin (4-5 cups)
1/2 large yellow onion, diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp black pepper
1/2 tsp dried basil
1/2 tsp. dried oregano
1 Tbsp Dijon mustard
2 eggs, lightly beaten
2 cups shredded cheese (the Pantry has sharp cheddar)

  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  • Melt butter or oil in a large skillet. Saute the zucchini, onions and garlic until tender. Add the seasonings to the mix.
  • Spread the mustard evenly on the pie crust.
  • Mix the eggs, cheese and zucchini mixture. Pour everything into the pie crust. Spread if necessary to even the filing out.
  • Bake for 30 minutes or until the top is lightly browned.
  • Allow to cool a bit before serving.

Here are the statistics for the month of July.

July

1

8

15

22

29

Households

101

95

119

130

112

Adults

113

112

65

37

214

Seniors

70

65

89

NA

NA

Children

47

37

56

NA

NA

Served

230

214

285

242

213

New

3

4

2

NA

NA

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    Phone: 374-2900
    Thursdays: 9am-1pm

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