Saint Paul Public Schools Nutrition Services
Free/Reduced Meal Applications
Applications for Educational Benefits and Free/Reduce priced meals must be completed each school year.
Fill out the Free/Reduced Meal Application Online (available 7/18/2022)
Video Link: Parents SchoolCafe Eligibility Walkthrough
The Zero2 Plan
Nutrition Services Zero Hunger & Zero Waste Plan
SPPS plans its menus in accordance with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Find answers to frequently asked questions regarding prices, making payments, balances, etc.
Link: Use SchoolCafe (www.schoolcafe.com/spps) to set up and make online payments and much more.
Afterschool Snack and Suppers: Child and Adult Care Food Program
The At-Risk Afterschool Meal Program helps students get the nutritious meals they need in a safe, supervised location.
Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Program
The Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) is a federal grant that provides a fresh fruit or vegetable snack to qualifying K-8 schools.
Contact Nutrition Services
Community Food Resources
Several community organizations provide free meals for families around Saint Paul.
Minnesota Food Helpline
Call 888-711-1151 for assistance, Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Ramsey County Food Resources
Interactive Food Locations (food shelves, groceries at low or no-cost, farmer's markets, meals at no-cost)
Customer Contact Center 651-266-8500 (Monday - Friday, 8 am - 4:30 pm)
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