Food Security Resources
SNAP & Double Up Food Bucks Arizona
Tucson CSA now accepts SNAP and is approved for Double Up Food Bucks Arizona, as well. In addition, local farmers’ markets accept SNAP benefits, which you can use to purchase food items such as fresh produce, meats, eggs, dairy, and dried beans. Additionally, you can double the amount of SNAP benefits you have to spend at the farmers’ market when you use your benefits to purchase fresh, Arizona-grown produce. There is currently no limit on Double Up Bucks.
Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona
The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona provides grab-and-go meals and emergency food boxes to low-income individuals and families. There is no limit to the number of times you can access a grab-and-go meal. Eligible individuals and families can receive one emergency food box each month.
Tucson Food Share
Tucson Food Share is a community collective that provides FREE groceries to anyone who needs them at three weekly food distributions. They also host a weekly free community meal and are often in need of volunteers. Tucson CSA and other food organizations donate extra produce to Tucson Food Share on a weekly basis. Learn more, donate canned goods through TCSA every first week of the month, and get involved in this mutual aid endeavor!
Free Food Pantries
Food pantries provide dried, canned, and some fresh foods to those in need of food assistance. Each food pantry has its own eligibility requirements. Please contact the food pantry you would like to visit to learn if you’re eligible to get food from them.
Free Little Pantries
“Take what you need, leave what you can.” Small pantries in front of people’s homes, in parks, and in neighborhoods that are filled with donated food. Some Little Free Libraries have been temporarily converted into Little Free Pantries. There is a little free pantry along University Boulevard, in front of the Historic Y, before entering Tucson CSA pick-up.
Good Food Finder
Find local food producers, growers, and advocacy groups throughout the state of Arizona.
Find CSAs, farms, and farmers’ markets near you.