Select an item below for more information.

Community Gardens

Contact: Gill Diaz

The cost is $10.00 per plot, which covers the cost of tilling. The gardens are City-owned and the City provides water irrigation. There is a meeting in early Spring to determine plots.

  • East of Water Treatment Facility on 2nd Ave. S.
  • 4th Street S. at intersection of Southview Dr.

Fare For All

Fare For All

Fare For All is a great way to save money on quality, nutritious food. We buy fresh fruits, vegetables, and frozen meat in bulk to save you up to 40% off grocery store prices. We select the best food from our shipments, pre-packaging it to give you the greatest deals. Fare For All is community supported and open to everyone. The more people who participate, the better.

More Information

Farmer’s Market

Contact: Carol Todnem

The Farmer’s Market is located in Downtown Park (by the Family Dollar store on 1st Ave. South).

Watonwan County Food Shelf

108 8th St. S. #5, St. James, MN 56081
Hours of Operation: M W F 10:00 am to Noon

To use the food shelf you must be a resident of Watonwan County and receive a referral from a local church, Watonwan County Human Services, or Minnesota Valley Action Council (MVAC). If you call after hours, leave a voicemail and your call will be returned.

Grocery & Grocery Delivery

SuperFair Foods

518 Armstrong Blvd North, St. James, MN 56081

Call SuperFair Foods to schedule a grocery delivery if you are home-bound.

Other Grocery Store Locations

Kid’s Kafé

ISD 840
Visit their Facebook Page

The Kid’s Kafé is a summer food service program. It is federally funded by USDA. This program was established to provide nutritious meals to children during summer vacation when school lunch is not available. Kid’s Kafé is open Monday through Friday. Adults can eat for $2.25 breakfast and $4.00 lunch. Kids eat free!

  • Breakfast 8:00 am – 9:00 am at Armstrong School
  • Lunch 11:00 am – 1:00 pm at Armstrong School
  • Lunch 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Augustana Church

Meals on Wheels/Senior Dining

(Lutheran Social Services)
St. James Community Building
505 1st Ave S, St. James, MN 56081

Senior dining is offered Monday through Friday at the Community Building. You can also have your meal delivered to your home by meals on wheels volunteers. For more information visit the City’s website at the link above or call.

Dining Directory

SNAP Education

Watonwan County Extension Office
108 8th St S, Suite 1, St. James, MN 56081

University of Minnesota’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed) helps low-income individuals and families make diet and lifestyle choices to improve their health and prevent obesity.  SNAP-Ed teaches local classes to show participants how to shop for and prepare quick, easy, and healthy meals.  SNAP-Ed educators also help communities create and sustain environments that support people in their efforts to eat healthier foods and become more physically active.  The classes are free to all participants and available throughout the year in Watonwan County at several area locations.  Please call to get information about future classes.

My Plate/Nutrition Guidelines

Gardening Website

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