Saint Paul Public Schools Nutrition Services

  • Our mission is to; create a positive culture through recruitment, hiring and training, provide dependable access to delicious no-cost meals to all children in Saint Paul, procure healthy, sustainable, high-quality food and supplies, nurture relationships with children, parents and community, support lifelong learning.

    Our vision is to eliminate hunger and provide every child with HOPE (Healthy Options Positive Engagement) through exceptional food.

    Our core values are; respect, stewardship, compassion, accountabiltiy, courage, quality, integrity and growth.

  • Programs


    SPPS plans its menus in accordance with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).

  • Programs

    Online Payments

    Find answers to frequently asked questions regarding prices, making payments, balances, etc.

    Link: Use SchoolCafe ( to set up and make online payments and much more.

  • Programs

    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

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    Nutrition Services
    1930 Como Ave.
    Saint Paul, MN, 55108

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Fruits and Vegetables
  • Community Food ResourcesMinnesota Food HelpLine

    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.

    Meals on Wheels of Ramsey County
    Provides free home-delivered meals to Ramsey County adult residents who are impacted by COVID-19.

    Food Shelves in Ramsey County
    A list of food shelves available in the City of Saint Paul and Ramsey County.