Community Food Resources

  • South St. Paul Public Schools is partnering with local organizations to help our families and community stretch their food dollars and ensure their children are well fed and ready to learn.

    The following is a list of organizations that will provide free or reduced price food to our community members this year: 

    After School Super Snack Program

    Funded by the USDA, the After School Super Snack program is a federal child nutrition program designed to provide kids and teens ages 1-18 free, healthy snacks when the school day ends.

    Summer Food Service Program

    The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) was established to ensure that children continue to receive nutritious meals when school is not in session.

    Neighbors Food Shelf

    Neighbors is a non-profit, social-service agency that provides food, clothing, transportation and financial assistance to residents of Inver Grove Heights, South St. Paul, West St. Paul, Mendota Heights, Mendota, Sunfish Lake and Lilydale.

    NAPS: Nutrition Assistance Program for Seniors – FREE for qualifying senior citizens

    Monday – Friday
    8:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. and 1:00-3:30 p.m.

    Fare for All

    Fare For All is a great way to save money on quality nutritious food. Buy fruits, vegetables, and frozen meats in bulk and save up to 40% off grocery store prices.

    SSP Central Square Community Center
    100 7th Avenue North, South St. Paul, MN 55075
    (651) 366-6200  |
    Third Tuesdays
    4:00–6:00 p.m.

    South St. Paul Farmers’ Market 

    Wakota Credit Union Parking Lot
    12th and Southview, South St. Paul
    Wednesdays in the summer
    2:00-6:00 p.m.

    Other Food Options Around the Community:

    Serving FREE hot meals:

    River Heights Vineyard Church
    6070 Cahill Ave E, Inver Grove Heights
    Monday – Thursday
    5:30-6:30 p.m.

    St. Matthew’s
    510 Hall Ave., St. Paul
    Monday – Friday
    5:00–6:00 p.m.