Hero Image

COVID-19 Resources for Marin Communities

The following resources are from weekly emails that UCCE Marin has been compiling and sending out to Marin communities since the first installment went out on March 20, 2020. 

Marin County, through the Marin Recovers process, has begun sequential reopening of business and institutional activities.  You can access resources including guidelines for safe and sustained reopening in industry-specific sectors, progress indicators, and other updates on the Marin Recovers website.

Food Assistance

  • To get connected to a specialist for free, confidential, 24/7 personalized assistance related to food and other assistance, call (415) 473-7191.
  • For information on resources and services for older adults (60+) as well as individuals of any age with disabilities and family caregivers, call (415) 457-INFO, or (415) 457-4636.
  • For those experiencing limited income or unemployment, call Marin County Public Assistance at (877) 410-8817 for information about Medi-Cal and CalWorks.  Call (415) 767-5220 or visit www.C4yourself.com for information on CalFresh.
  • Find locations for San Francisco Marin Food Bank's pop-up pantries that are open to the public, or visit their Food Locator to connect with even more food resources.  There is no need to sign-in or show ID in order to receive groceries every week.

Find Local Food

Grow Your Own Food

Resources for Farmers and Ranchers

  • COVID-19 resources and FAQs for Marin farmers and ranchers - including information on funding for farms and ranches
  • Farmers with larger donations can contact the SF-Marin Food Bank directly at their Food Sourcing Department at (415) 282-1900 ext. 239, or email at vpatterson@sfmfoodbank.org.

Activities for Youth

  • Agriculture and science-based curriculum for educators
  • 4-H STEM Activity Training Video: five creative and open-ended science & engineering activities for youth using (mostly) repurposed materials found at home
  • Accompanying guidebook complete with photo illustrations for the above science & engineering activities, including materials lists, pro tips, and extra challenges

COVID-19 Food Safety

Additional UC Resources