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Nutritious Food Resources

 

Food Available Immediately

FREE COMMUNITY MEALS*

  • Davis Community Meals, 5:45-6:30pm @ St. Martin's Episcopal Church, 640 Hawthorn Ln.
    • Meal service on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays (to go meals only)
  • Grace in Action Lunch and Fellowship, 12:00noon-1:30 pm @ Davis United Methodist Church, 1620 Anderson Rd. (Mon.) & 12:00 noon-1:30pm @ Pole Line Baptist Church, 770 Pole Line Rd. (Fri)
    • Meal service on Mondays & Fridays ( to go meals only)
  • Faith and Food, 12:00 noon @ Davis Community Church, 412 C St.
    • Meal service on Fridays ( to go meals only)
  • Yolo Food Bank, 12:00 noon pantry staple bags @ C Street patio
    • Distribution Saturday 3/21/20

*Due to the statewide shelter-in-place, all organizations have switched to “to-go meals” ranging from cold sandwiches to clam shell packed microwavable meals. There are free community meals available all days of the week except for Sunday.

PRODUCE DISTRIBUTION*

  • Wednesdays - 2nd and 4th Wednesdays, 9am @ Empower Yolo, 441 D St.
  • Thursdays - 12-1pm @ Sac City College, 1720 Jade St., Contact: (530) 747-5200
  • Fridays - 2nd and 4th Wednesdays, 9-1pm @ Montgomery Elementary School, 1441 Danbury Ave., music room

*Please call before you go to make sure these services are available during the statewide shelter-in-place.

COMMUNITY PANTRIES*

  • Wednesdays - 3rd Wednesday, 5-6pm @ Owendale Apartments, 3023 Albany Ave., Contact: (530) 668-0690.
  • Wednesdays - 3rd Wednesday, 10:30-11:30am @ Davisville Apartments, 1221 Kennedy Pl., Contact: (530) 668-0690.
  • Wednesdays - 3rd Wednesday, 11:15-11:45 @ Davis Senior Center, 646 A St.
  • Thursdays - 9-11am @ Pole Line Road Baptist Church Food Closet, 770 Pole Line Rd., Contact: (530) 735-2566.
  • Monday - Friday, Short Term Emergency Aid Committee (STEAC), 10-11:30am and 1:30-3pm @ 640 Hawthorne Ln. Referral required, call for information (530) 758-8435.

*Please call before you go to make sure these services are available during the statewide shelter-in-place.

PUBLIC REFRIGERATORS

  • Freedge - Downtown Davis
  • Freedge - 801 N. Campus Way, Davis
  • Freedge @ The Garage Cafe, 1111 Olive Drive, Davis
  • Freedge @ the Echo Hub, South Silo, UC Davis
  • Freedge @ the MU patio, UC Davis

 

  • Solano Park Pantry A graduate student resource, Solano Park Pantry is typically open for non-perishable food items, Monday through Friday from 12:30 – 1pm. Fresh food from the Davis Farmers Market available every Saturday. 

CalFresh

Healthy Low-cost Recipes

Cooking Classes and Workshops

  • Teaching Kitchens, Free Cooking Classes All cooking classes are designed with the busy student in mind. The classes provide food preparation and cooking skills, nutrition education and meal suggestions.
  • Eatfresh.org Mini Course This course will boost your nutrition, cooking, and healthy living knowledge. Each self-paced topic takes 5-10 minutes to complete.

Produce Guide, Tips and Ideas

  • Seasonal Produce Guide This guide can help you explore different fruits and vegetables throughout the year. Seasonal produce in your area will vary by growing conditions and weather. Fresh, frozen, canned, and dried all counts.
  • MyPlate 10 Tip Series Build your healthy eating style and maintain it for a lifetime. This series provides you with lots of information including how to shop on a college budget, building a healthy meal and eating at the dining hall.

Food Maps

Other Resources