CAC Food Shelf

About CAC Food Shelf

The Northfield Community Action Center Food Shelf programs distribute over 50,000 pounds of food each month to about 465 local families in need. Carleton student volunteers are needed to help sort, shelve and distribute food.

Since 1985, the Northfield Community Action Center Food Shelf has provided food each month for people in need. In 2014-15, over 50,000 pounds of food is distributed each month to about 465 local families. The Food Shelf  provides high-quality, nutritious food to people in need. The Food Shelf stocks commercially prepared, non-perishable food including canned fruits and vegetables, soup, pasta and tomato sauce, rice, milk, macaroni and cheese, peanut butter, canned meat, baby food and formula. The Food Shelf also stocks non-food items such as toilet paper, diapers, detergent and soap.

Learn more at the Community Action Center website.