Learn more about food-related resources in our area.
Healthy food has always been a part of our work at the Haight Ashbury Food Program. We prioritize providing our customers with healthy food options. We know many people struggle with health challenges, and healthy food is the best defense against illness. Learn more about what constitutes a healthy diet from the USDA’s MyPlate.gov website.
The San Francisco Human Services Agency (SFHSA) supports individuals, families, and communities with food, health care, financial, employment, child care, and protective services. Learn more about signing up for CalFresh and other food resources from the SFHSA.
The Haight Ashbury Food Program is one of a large network of food pantries in San Francisco, serving those in need locally. If you need food and are outside of our service area, use the Food Finder to search for local pantries and other food resources. You can also download a smart phone application from Food Finder.
San Francisco’s Sustainable Food System
A sustainable food system has to account for local food needs, local agricultural production, and a variety of considerations related to how far food travels, when it grows seasonally, and other factors. Learn more about these organizations working toward a sustainable local food system in San Francisco.
Foodwise (formerly CUESA) – Since 1994, Foodwise has operated world-class farmers markets and education programs to connect the Bay Area community with fresh, local food and sustainable family farms.
San Francisco Planning Department – Food System Policy Program is a collaborative effort with other public agencies, businesses, non-profits, and community members to understand and improve San Francisco’s urban food system. Their ultimate goal is to help create a sustainable urban food system that helps the City and County of San Francisco better serve the residents and businesses that are dependent on it for their livelihood and health.
SPUR (the San Francisco Bay Area Planning and Urban Research Association) — is a nonprofit public policy organization. They bring people together from across the political spectrum to develop solutions to the big problems cities face. Based in San Francisco, San José, and Oakland, they are recognized as a leading civic planning organization and respected for their independent and holistic approach to urban issues.