COVID-19 Response and Resources

Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon

Oregon Food Bank 


Accessing Nutritional Assistance

DHS helpline: (503)988-3640

Oregon Food Bank
Oregon Food Bank network of pantries.

Summer Meals Oregon
During the school year many children rely on free and reduced priced lunches to meet their nutritional needs. Summer meals meet this need when school is not in session. For kids and teens up to 18 years old.

Potluck in the Park
Potluck in the Park serves a free weekly meal to anyone and everyone.

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is a federal program that offers nutrition assistance to millions of eligible, low-income individuals and families and provides economic benefits to communities.

WIC is the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children.

The Farm Direct Nutrition Program (“Farm Direct”) provides families and seniors an additional source of nutritious food and education on selecting and preparing fresh produce. Farm Direct also supports local farmers’ markets and farmers.

Oregon Helps
Estimates eligibility for assistance programs, including nutrition assistance, in Oregon.

211 Info
Referral service (and phone number – 211) for health, community & social service organizations. Includes referrals for emergency food pantries, assistance on applying for SNAP, etc.

Growing Gardens

Among other things, Growing Gardens provides assistance in building vegetable gardens for families with limited resources through thier Home Gardens program. Check out their YouTube Channel for gardening and cooking tips as well! 

Organizations Working to End Hunger in Oregon

Partners for a Hunger Free Oregon

Farmers Ending Hunger

Oregon Farmers’ Markets Association

Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon

Seasonal Recipes and Cooking on a Budget

Food Hero
Fast, easy, healthy recipes for people on a budget.

Cook With What You Have
Tips and recipes for cooking with seasonal produce.

Recipes from
A great resource with a wide variety of recipes featuring fruits and vegetables you can find at the market. 

What’s Happening Nationally

Fair Food Network

Wholesome Wave

NY Greenmarket’s Health Bucks

Minnesota’s Market Bucks

Seattle’s Fresh Bucks

Market Umbrella’s Matching Incentives