Fresh produce, farmers’-market style, plus nutrition guidance and peer support

At our Passion For Produce sites, you can choose the fresh produce you want for you and your family–potatoes, carrots, and onions, plus fruits and vegetables that are in season. Trained volunteers from the community are there with food tastings, meal ideas, cooking tips, and other information to help you stay active and healthy. Plus, at our gold sites, our Nutrition Ambassadors lead a 20-minute interactive class that’s informative and fun!

En nuestros sitios de distribución de Passion for Produce, podrá elegir las frutas y verduras que desea para su familia: papas, zanahoria y cebolla, además de las frutas y verduras que estén en temporada. Habrán voluntarios preparados para ofrecer degustaciónes, ideas de platos para preparar, consejos de cocina y demás información para ayudarle a mantenerse activo y saludable. ¡Además, en las distribuciónes “gold,” nuestros embajadores de nutrición dan una clase interactiva de 20 minutos educativa y divertida!

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I got days when I don’t want to leave the house, but I look forward to seeing people here and get excited about the food—it connects you, and you take that home with you.

-Soquel participant

Hay días que no me dan ganas de salir de la casa, pero ver a la gente aqui y la comida me dan entusiasmo—te conecta y eso te lo llevas contigo.

-Participante de Soquel

Where to Find Passion For Produce

You can see the locations and days of the week below. The times of distributions are not listed as they often change. To find out the time of a particular food distribution, please call the Community Food Hotline between 8am and 4pm on the day of the distribution you’re interested in attending: 831-662-0991. Passion for Produce is a farmer’s market style distribution, please bring your own bags!

Donde Encontrar Passion for Produce

A continuación se encuentran los lugares de distribución y los días de la semana que ocurren. La hora de distribución no aparece ya que cambia con frecuencia. Para averiguar la hora de alguna distribución en particular, por favor llame a nuestra Linea Directa de Comunidad entre las 8am y 4pm el mismo día de la distribución que le interese: 831-662-0991. Passion for Produce es una distribución de frutas y verduras al estilo de un “farmers market” así que no se olvide de traer sus bolsas!

View Site Schedule

Passion For Produce

Updated 6/28/17
CitySite Name Site AddressDay of DistributionWeek of the Month
AptosSea Cliff Highland 151 Canterbury Dr.Tuesday1st and 3rd
Ben LomondValley Church United 9400 Hwy 9Tuesday1st
FreedomSunny Meadows 220 Ross Ave.Friday2nd
FreedomPaloma Del Mar2030 Pajaro Ln. Wednesday4th
FreedomVista Verde Apts.45 Stewart Ave.Thursday3rd
Freedom Corralitos Creek125 Pajaro Cir. Tuesday3rd and 4th
Santa CruzFamilia Center711 East Cliff Dr. Wednesday4th
Santa CruzLive Oak Family Resource Center1740 17th Ave. Friday2nd
Santa CruzNueva Vista Apts.136 Leibrandt Ave. Tuesday1st
Santa CruzNuevo Sol111 Barson St. Tuesday3rd
Santa CruzSycamore Commons125 Sycamore St.Thursday4th
Santa Cruz Bay View Elementary 1231 Bay St.Friday3rd
Santa Cruz Neary Lagoon 81 Chestnut St.Friday1st and 3rd
Scotts ValleyEmerald Hill101 Civic Center Dr. Wednesday1st
WatonvilleLa Casita Headstart408 E Lake Ave. Friday3rd
WatonvilleRadcliff School550 Rodriguez St. Friday4th
WatsonvilleSan Andreas Housing295 San Andreas Rd.Wednesday3rd and 4th
WatsonvilleJardines Del Valle/Murphy's Camp76 Murphy's Crossing Rd.Tuesday2nd
WatsonvilleParkhurst Terrace100 Parkhurst Cir.Wednesday1st and 3rd
WatsonvilleVillas Del Paraiso340 Paraiso Dr.Thursday1st and 4th
WatsonvilleAnn Soldo1140 Menasco Dr.Tuesday2nd
WatsonvilleCalabasas Elementary 202 Calabasas Rd. Tuesday3rd
WatsonvilleEvergreen Apts.50 Hollow View Ln. Thursday1st
WatsonvilleHoly Eucharist527 Corralitos Rd. Thursday1st
WatsonvilleIglesia Roca Firme118 First St. Thursday2nd
WatsonvilleLincoln Square Apts.115 Alvarado St. Saturday2nd
WatsonvilleLoaves and Fishes 150 Second St. Thursday3rd
WatsonvilleLutheran Community Church95 Alta Vista St. Wednesday2nd
WatsonvilleNorthgate Apts.485 Holohan Rd. Tuesday4th
WatsonvilleRolling Hills Headstart102 Holm Rd. Tuesday1st
WatsonvilleSalud Para La Gente204 E. Beach St. Wednesday4th
WatsonvilleSeventh Day Adventist 700 S Green Valley Rd. Thursday3rd
WatsonvilleStone Creek Apts.300 Bree Ln. Tuesday3rd
WatsonvilleTerry Jimenez Headstart201 Brewington Ave. Tuesday2nd
WatsonvilleTierra Linda Apts.490 Beck St. Friday1st
WatsonvilleUnited Methodist Church200 Montecito Ave.Thursday1st
WatsonvilleVeterans or Foreign Wars1960 Freedom Blvd.Friday1st
WatsonvilleVillas la Posada34 Ortega Dr.Wednesday3rd
WatsonvilleWIC18 W Lake St.Tuesday3rd
FreedomFreedom Elementary 25 Holly Dr. Friday3rd
Santa CruzElizabeth Oaks 1460 Jose Ave. Wednesday2nd
Santa CruzEmerald Bay Apts.2500 Soquel Dr.Saturday2nd
Santa CruzGault School1320 Seabright Ave. Tuesday4th
WatsonvilleAlianza School115 Casserly Rd. Wednesday3rd
WatsonvilleAmesti School25 Amesti Rd. Friday4th
WatsonvilleBuena Vista / Tierra Alta131 Tierra Alta Dr. Tuesday1st
WatsonvilleNazarene Church 710 Green Valley Rd. Wednesday1st
WatsonvilleStarlight School225 Hammer Dr. Thursday2nd

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