LMC Marketplace

Feeding into Student Success: Nourishing the body, mind, and spirit

LMC Marketplace Healthy Body, Healthy Mind- We are here for you!


In order to support all LMC students, the LMC Marketplace (formerly known as the Food Pantry) provides on-going distribution of groceries and personal care items on the Pittsburg Campus.

We are here for you! Check this page regularly as these dates and times may be subject to change.

Beginning August 17, 2021 HOURS OF OPERATION: 
Temporary Location: LMC Pittsburg Campus Library Entrance

TUESDAYS: 11:00 AM- 1:00 PM
WEDNESDAYS: 2:00-4:00 PM

Open to ALL LMC Students, Faculty, and Classified Professionals
- Must be a current LMC Students, Faculty, and Classified Professional
- Due to current COVID-19 health and safety guidelines, individuals must wear a mask during pick up/distribution
- First time visitors, complete LMC Marketplace Intake
- As the bags will be pre-packaged, we cannot make substitutions at this time

* If you have any dietary restrictions, please email tarchaga@losmedanos.edu by 11 AM the day before your pick up. If we can accommodate dietary needs, we will do so.

  •  Intake Form

    First time visitors to the LMC Marketplace are asked to complete an intake form.  You can complete it before you come using the link below, or you can complete it on-site during your first visit.


  • What is CalFresh? 

    Funded by the federal government, CalFresh is a nutritional program that can help households buy healthy foods.

    If you are interested in applying for the CalFresh benefit, please complete the CalFresh Application and Release of Information Forms below. 

    CalFresh Application
    Release of Information Form
    Submit completed forms to Teresea Archaga, Director of Student Life

    Income Guidelines
    October 1, 2020- September 30, 2021

    Household Size Gross Monthly Income Food Allotment Funding
    1 $2,128 $16- $204
    2 $ 2,874 $16- $374
    3 $3,620 $16- $535
    4 $4,368 $16- $680
    5 $5,114 $16- $807
    6 $5, 860 $16-$969
    7 6,608 $16- $1,224
    8 $7,354 $16- $ 1,224
    * Add this amount for 
    each additional household
    + $748 + $153

    See below for additional eligibility Criteria for CalFresh Benefits


  • Community Resources
  • Donate Today!

    We depend on charitable donations to support the continued operation of the LMC Food Pantry. See below on how to help us sustain this program for students and their families.

    • We accept any non-perishable items including school supplies, personal care/hygiene products, feminine products, diapers, and formula (We cannot accept donations that are expired or opened) Bring items to the Food Pantry or Office of Student Life during business hours
    • If you are interested in donating funds to support the LMC Food Pantry, please send a check payable to the Los Medanos College Foundation or donate online to the Los Medanos College Foundation with "Food Pantry" on the memo line.
    • District Faculty and Staff consider a Payroll Contribution 

The LMC Food Pantry was established in the spring of 2017 with a mission of providing free food and resources to students . Whether you forgot to make your lunch, are waiting for your financial aid award, or are saving money for other expenses, we can help you.

If you would like to try delicious recipes to make with food from the LMC Pantry, you can visit the CalFresh Healthy Living Website 

Contact Us
Temporary Location: Pittsburg Campus Library Entrance 
Phone: (925) 473-7552
For information, please email tarchaga@losmedanos.edu