MIAMI (CBSMiami) — There is a new food distribution site opening Saturday at Tropical Park for any residents in need during the coronavirus pandemic.

In order to support local farmers faced with a surplus of fresh produce and provide meals to those in need, Miami-Dade Parks will open the food distribution site at Tropical Park, located at 7900 SW 40 Street, starting Saturday, April 18 and then every Tuesday, until further notice.

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Donations will begin at 9 a.m. and are offered on a first-come, first-serve basis to anyone in need. There are no age or income requirements.

Items will range from an approximate week’s supply of fresh produce, milk, eggs, protein and other shelf-stable items. More than 700 meals will be available.

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People will be able to pick up food in the drive-through by entering from Bird Road. Everyone is required to wear masks and stay in vehicles.

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