Other Food Resources

On Campus:


-SUA Food Pantry & Lounge 

-Cowell Coffee Shop for the Peoples

Off Campus:

Visit our Off Campus Pantries Google Site that provides information and contacts for off-campus food resources, including pantries and distributions.

Community Food Hotline:

Call for information (such as food pantries, food truck distributions) or referrals. Information also available in Spanish

Monday - Friday, 8am-4pm

Tel : 831-662-0991


Dial 211:

Information about community food banks and resources available via phone or online


Santa Cruz Community Farmers Markets: 

While all Santa Cruz Farmers Markets accept EBT/CalFresh, some Farmers Markets also participate in the double up bucks or EBT/Market Match program. Spend at least $10 at the Farmers Market and double up your CalFresh bucks! Please note that market hours change with the seasons, please see their website for up-to-date hours.

  • Downtown Santa Cruz
Cedar Street & Lincoln Street
Wednesdays, 1:00pm-5:00pm (fall/winter hours)
Wednesdays, 1:00pm-6:00pm (spring/summer hours)
EBT Accepted
Accessible via any Santa Cruz Metro (SCM), one block from metro center
  • Live Oak Farmers Market
15th & East Cliff Drive
Sundays, 9:00am-1:00pm (year round)
EBT Accepted & Double up bucks/Market Match Program
  • Westside Santa Cruz
Western Drive & Mission Street
Saturdays, 9:00am-1:00pm (year round)
EBT Accepted & Double up bucks/Market Match Program
Accessible via SCM Route 20
  • Felton Farmers Market
120 Russel Ave, Felton [Hwy 9 @ Russel Ave. (St. John's Church)]
Tuesdays, 2:30-6:30pm (May-Oct)
EBT Accepted & Double up bucks/Market Match Program
  • Scotts Valley Farmers Market
360 Kings Village Drive
Saturdays, 9:00am-1:00pm (May-Nov)
EBT Accepted
  • Aptos - Cabrillo College
Cabrillo College, 6500 Soquel Drive
Saturdays, 8:00am-12:00pm (year round)
  • Watsonville Farmers Market
Peck Street & Main Street
Fridays, 2:00pm-7:00pm (year round)