Food & Nutrition

Emergency Food Shelves
Food shelves provide free food and personal care products (such as diapers, shampoo, soap, etc.) to people in need. Minnesota has more than 300 food shelves. To find the closest food shelf near you by entering your zip code, click here

Fare For All


Fare For All is a pop-up grocery store that sells packs of fresh produce and frozen meat at up to 40% off retail prices. Food packs are sold Monday-Friday in a variety of sites around the Twin Cities metro area. Anyone can shop at Fare For All grocery sites.

Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels delivers hot, nutritious meals at lunchtime, Monday through Friday, to homebound, elderly, and disabled individuals in the Twin Cities. There are 40 Meals on Wheels programs in the seven county Twin Cities metro area that are members of Metro Meals on Wheels. Each program serves a designated geographic area. Click here to learn more about how to get meals delivered.


Ruby's Pantry

Ruby's Pantry is open to anyone! There is no income or residency requirement for anyone looking to access groceries. Each guest donates $25 and receives an abundance of grocery items. Can find pop pantry locations here.


Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed)

SNAP-Ed is FREE nutrition education for SNAP (formerly Food Support)-eligible clients delivered by community nutrition educators from the University of Minnesota Extension and Minnesota Chippewa Tribe. SNAP-Ed is offered in every Minnesota county and on six reservations.