Campus Food Pantry
In the College of the Redwoods Resource Center (CRRC) and food pantry, CR students are welcome to come in any time to grab a snack or tea and once a week, to shop at the pantry. Students can also get CalFresh bags, recipe cards, cookbooks and other nutritional information.
See our hours underneath “Contact” in the left column.
We stock items such as:
- Refried beans
- Tomato Products
- Apple sauce
- White Rice
- Brown Rice
- Black Beans
- Green peas
- Tortilla Soup
- Vegetable Soup
- Italian Seasoning
- Chili Powder
The Resource Center also has can openers and some plastic ware for students who are in need of supplies.
If you have any questions about items in the pantry please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Off-campus Food Pantries
There are many community pantries in the area (link to child page “Off-Campus Pantries” PDF pg 5) , which offer healthy and nutritious foods to income-eligible individuals and families. Some have regular hours to drop in an others require visitors to call ahead to reserve a time slot.
Farm Stand, Farmers’ Markets and CSAs
Stay tuned for information on the CR Sustainable Agriculture Farm Farm Stand dates and information.
Farmers’ Markets in Humboldt County accept CalFresh. Click here to view the farmers’ market schedules and to see information about Market Match, a bonus program that helps you stretch your CalFresh dollars at farmers’ markets in Arcata, Eureka and McKinleyville, in addition to the Fortuna and Garberville.
Here is a list of CalFresh accessible farm stands and/or Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) programs. CSA is a partnership between a farm and community of supporters. CSA members commit to a farm to a whole growing season by purchasing a CSA share. The farmer then provides each member with a weekly distribution of seasonal produce at the peak of peak of ripeness and nutrition.
We accept donations of nonperishable food, kitchenware, and hygiene products. Please see our Donations page for more details.