Healthy Eating

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May News YMCA Kinship Garden 1x1Our Recognized Partners do so much to create healthy, safe, and thriving communities. They've even cooked up some tips and tricks to help us all eat a little bit healthier!

Below you'll find benefits information from food distributions to CalFresh and practical information about Farmer's Market locations to healthy recipes.

Are you a Recognized Partner with a healthy eating resource? Let us know about it!



Food-Related Benefits

County of San Diego - CalFresh   

CalFresh is also known as the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). CalFresh is a program for low-income families and individuals that meet certain income guidelines. CalFresh benefits help supplement your food budget and allow families and individuals to buy nutritious food. 


County of San Diego - CalFresh Healthy Living  

 CalFresh Healthy Living (SNAP-Ed) is dedicated to helping make the healthy choice the easy choice for older adults and adults with disabilities in San Diego County.


The Jacobs and Cushman San Diego Food Bank  

In need of emergency groceries? The Food Bank and our network of community partners are here to help. Use our Food Locator Map below to find a food distribution site near you.


Feeding San Diego   In partnership with more than 370 local charities, schools, faith communities, meal sites, and food pantries, Feeding San Diego distributes more than 35 million meals a year to people facing hunger.

Programs for Partners

Live Well Community Market Program  

 The Live Well Community Market Program provides business support for small-to-medium sized local markets to reduce “food deserts” and improve neighborhood access to healthy and affordable foods. The program helps local market owners develop thriving business models that increase the availability and promotion of fresh produce and connects them to the community and local stakeholders to build a healthier food environment.


Live Well San Diego Food System Initiative  

The Live Well San Diego Food System Initiative is led by the County of San Diego with the goal of creating a strong, healthy and well-rounded local food system that builds healthy communities, supports the economy, and betters the environment.



Farms and Gardens

Farmers' Markets  

Buy local San Diego produce by visiting one of the Certified Farmers’ Markets in San Diego County. Farmers’ Markets provide venues for farmers to sell directly to consumers and supports small farming operations. San Diego has farmer’s markets across the county every day of the week - and many accept WIC and EBT supplemental nutrition and benefits programs!

Healthy Recipes

Daily Harvest Express

Olivewood Gardens and Learning Center

Aging and Independence Services

Feeding San Diego

Palomar Health

Rady Childrens' Hospital

First 5 San Diego

San Diego Food Bank