Buddy system community fridge initiative

A community fridge is a refrigerator located in a public space that enables food to be shared amongst the community. Anyone can put food in and take food out! The aim is to reduce food waste and support people experiencing food insecurity by providing access to free, healthy food.

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Photograph by Leo Varona


10 community Fridges across Miami!

As of March, 2021, Buddy System has launched 10 community fridges across Miami!


According to the United States Census Bureau, more than one in six South Florida households are currently struggling with food insecurity. Our community fridges allow community members, local restaurants, grocery stores and farms to donate healthy grocery items, helping to combat food waste, while other community members can take the food they need for free to help support their families. 

Our Goal

10 community fridges up and running by 2021

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Community Fridge #1 


Harba Food Store

1003 NW 3rd Ave

Miami, FL 33136

Hours: 24/7

Artist: Natalie Galindo


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Community Fridge #2

Richmond Heights

Williams Grocery

14660 Lincoln Blvd.

Miami, FL 33176

Hours: 9am - 9pm

Artist: Vanessa Gomez 

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Community Fridge #3

Little Haiti

The LunchBox

50 NE 62st
Miami, FL 33138

Hours: 24/7

Artist: Mwanel Pierre Louis

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Community Fridge #4

Little Haiti


100 NE 84th St
Miami, FL 33137

Hours: 9 AM - 5 PM, Monday - Friday

Artist: Louis Rosemond

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Community Fridge #5


The Spot, Wynwood

3201 NW 7th Ave
Miami FL 33127

Hours: 24/7


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Artist: Ahol Sniffs Glue

​Sponsored by Buchanan's Whiskey

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Community Fridge #6

Coconut Grove

Polished Coconut

3600 Grand Avenue,
Coconut Grove, FL,33133

Hours: 24/7

Artist: Reyna Noriega

​Sponsored by Buchanan's Whiskey

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Community Fridge #7


Mr. Tutis Fruties

139 N Redland Rd #11
Florida City, FL 33034

Hours: 7:30 AM - 7 PM

Artist: Vic Garcia 

​Sponsored by Buchanan's Whiskey


Community Fridge #8


Holland Hall

555 E 1st Ave
Hialeah, FL 33010

Hours: 8 AM - 5 PM, Monday - Friday

Artist: Haiiileen

​Sponsored by Buchanan's Whiskey


Community Fridge #9


Ruth A. Tinsman Pavillion

6545 West 24 Ave
Hialeah, FL 33016

Hours: 24/7

Artist: Alex Yanes

​Sponsored by Buchanan's Whiskey

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Community Fridge #10


Mana Public Arts

2222 NW 5 Ave,

Miami, FL 33127

Hours: 24/7

Artist: Atomik

​Sponsored by Buchanan's Whiskey

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