Food Resources

Looking for resources regarding food? This page has a great compilation of resources available to Cal Poly Community Members!


Swipe Out HungerThe Cal Poly Food Pantry is a short-term service available to assist Cal Poly community members who are experiencing food insecurity due to a financial struggle.

SLO Food BankOur mission is to work with a network of community partners to alleviate hunger in San Luis Obispo County and build a stronger community. Cal Poly hosts a SLO Food Bank Pick Up site open to all on the 4th Tuesday of every month on Mott Lawn


Real Food CollaborativeWe strive to increase access to real, local, sustainable, and ethically sourced food for both the Cal Poly and surrounding San Luis Obispo Communities. 

Meal Voucher ProgramStudents can receive up to $20/week to assist with meals on campus at Vista Grande, Campus Market, Red Radish, Mustang Station, and PCV.


Cal FreshCalFresh is like financial aid for food! The CalFresh Team helps determine if you are eligible for up to $204 per month to spend on groceries and at farmers' markets.


Mustang Meal ShareThe Mustang Meal Share program supports students who are experiencing food insecurity by creating an avenue for students to donate money from their dining plan.



Community GardenA community garden in the core of campus developing community engagement and growing organic produce for the food pantry


Cal Poly Food PantrySwipe Out Hunger is a leading nonprofit addressing hunger among college students.




Feed Cal PolyFeed Cal Poly gives all students, faculty and staff the opportunity to donate at any Campus Dining venue register to the Cal Poly Basic Needs Initiative to ensure all Mustangs have access to the resources they need to succeed.



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