Come visit the Homestead Market convenience store.
Located on the second floor of the Frost Building on the main campus of Holyoke Community College, Homestead Market is available as a means to address food insecurity among students. Offering fresh produce, grab-and-go meals, food pantry essentials, and other household items, Homestead Market is the first college store at any public college or university in Massachusetts to accept SNAP benefits.
Opened in November 2021 after two years of planning, the store is a collaboration between Holyoke Community College, Aramark Dining Services, and the college's Thrive Student Resource Center, which operates the student food pantry and also helps students apply for food subsidies through the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
In addition to SNAP, the market accepts other forms of payment. It is open to all Holyoke Community College students, faculty, and staff, as well as people in the greater community.
Read more about the grand opening here.
Monday-Thursday • 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.