Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) - Minnesota Department of Health

Commodity Supplemental Foods Program (CSFP)

The Nutrition Assistance Program for Seniors (NAPS)


CSFP is a United States Department of Agriculture supplemental food and nutrition program that is designed to provide healthy and nutritious food each month at no cost to eligible individuals.

Commodity Supplemental Foods Program (CSFP) Impact (PDF)

Who is eligible for CSFP?
Where are the CSFP foods distributed?
What foods do CSFP participants get?
What are the income guidelines for CSFP?

Who is eligible for CSFP?

  • Men and women over age 60
  • Minnesota residents
  • Must meet income guidelines
  • Must not reside in a facility that provides meals and must prepare own meals

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Where are the CSFP foods distributed?

CSFP is distributed at more than 200 sites around Minnesota each month.

To find the name and telephone number of the CSFP agency that serves your county, please select your county from the following list:

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What foods do CSFP participants get?

The CSFP food package provides plant-based proteins such as lentils, canned beans, peanut butter; whole grains such as dry cereal, brown rice, rolled oats; canned meats for protein (beef stew, chicken, tuna, salmon in oil); canned vegetables and fruits for essential vitamins and minerals; dairy items include shelf stable fluid milk, dry milk and locally made American cheese.

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What are the income guidelines for CSFP?

The income guidelines for CSFP are as follows:

CSFP Income Guidelines

Effective February, 2020

Household
Size
Annually
Monthly
Weekly
1
$16,588
$1,383
$319
2
$22,412
$1,868
$431
3
$28,236
$2,353
$543
4
$34,060
$2,839
$655
5
$39,884
$3,324
$767
6
$45,708
$3,809
$879
7
$51,532
$4,295
$991
8
$57,356
$4,780
$1,103
Each Additional Member
$5,824
$486
$112

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Updated Tuesday, 17-Mar-2020 06:25:04 CDT