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Summer Meals

Stay Fueled with Healthy Meals

The summer meals program runs June 15 through Aug. 14, with weekday service available at five schools and one neighborhood site. There will be no meals July 3. All meals will include breakfast and lunch.

Meals are available to children, up to 18 years old, at no cost. Visitors do not need to show identification or proof of residency or sign up.

For more information about our Food and Nutrition Services programs, visit the department webpage.

Children picking up meals at a neighborhood site.

Meal Information

Free grab-and-go meals are available Monday-Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at:

  • Cedar Park Elementary, 7500 Whitney Drive, Apple Valley

  • Diamond Path Elementary, 14455 Diamond Path Avenue, Apple Valley

  • Echo Park Elementary, 14100 County Road 11, Burnsville

  • Oak Ridge Elementary, 4350 Johnny Cake Ridge Road, Eagan

  • Thomas Lake Elementary, 4350 Thomas Lake Road, Eagan

Meals (distributed by Open Door Mobile Lunchbox) are available Monday-Friday at:

  • 360 Communities, 3810 145th Street West, Rosemount - 12:30-1 p.m.
  • Cedar Knolls Mobile Home Community (near pool), 12571 Garland Avenue, Apple Valley - 12:30-1 p.m.
  • Cinnamon Ridge Park, 4480 Slater Road, Eagan - 11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
  • Eagan Place Apartments, 3575 Lexington Avenue South, Eagan - 11-11:30 a.m.
  • Emerald Hills, 8555 Bacardi Avenue, Inver Grove Heights, 11-11:30 a.m.
  • Rosemount Woods, 13925 Bunratty Avenue, Rosemount - 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

*Both locations will have breakfast and lunch meal kits.

Not in the Area?

Hunger Impact Partners, in partnership with the Minnesota Department of Education, has created the "Free Meals for Kids" mobile app to help families locate free meals across Minnesota. This temporarily replaces the "Summer Eats Minnesota" mobile app. For more information and to download the app, visit the Hunger Impact Partners website.

SNAP Benefits

The Minnesota Department of Human Services has provided an additional $325 per child to families receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. Families eligible for free and reduced-price meals and not receiving SNAP benefits may apply for this additional support beginning June 8. 

P-EBT Application for Households

Buy groceries online

The Minnesota Department of Human Services has approved Minnesotans using SNAP to buy groceries online. As of June 1, Amazon and Walmart are the only two retailers approved for online purchases using SNAP.