Generosity in the Mail

On May 16, 2017 By

Letter carriers throughout San Benito County collected donations of groceries Saturday, in a very special delivery. Stamp Out Hunger is a national campaign conducted entirely by letter carriers. The food collected in San Benito County all went to Community FoodBank of San Benito, where it will be shared with thousands of your neighbors who […]

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There are some ingredients that are so close to perfect just the way nature made them that it would be a crime to embellish them. Sugar snap peas definitely qualify. If you can resist just snacking on them raw, you may find that a quick trip to the skillet brightens their color and enhances […]

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HOLLISTER – Students in Adrian Andrade’s communications studies class at Gavilan College learned a few things about marketing, sales – and building a stronger community.

Broken into three groups of 10, Andrade’s students were tasked with developing ideas to sell Community FoodBank’s message to the public, and in the process to gather donations.

The three-week […]

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  With more than half a ton of creamy white cauliflower heads just waiting to leave the building, this week’s Community FoodBank recipe puts a new twist on the vegetable, courtesy of the good people at purewow.com   Crispy Cauliflower Tacos   INGREDIENTS 1 head cauliflower, cut into bite-size florets […]

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We have stairs!

On April 30, 2017 By

Week of April 27th – The first full week of construction at Community FoodBank is coming to a close, and work is already ahead of schedule. Offices on the first floor are completely framed in. A new stairway to the second floor is complete, and framing is nearly finished on a new upstairs […]

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HOLLISTER – Construction started this week on a floor-to-ceiling renovation and re-imagining project at Community FoodBank of San Benito.

The $2.25 million project includes purchase of the building in 2016. The project is scheduled to be completed by mid-August.

When completed, Community FoodBank’s 1133 San Felipe Road home will offer shoppers an experience very […]

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  Does anyone really need directions for what to do with strawberries? They’re delicious just about any way.  The first strawberries of the season are flying out the doors at Community FoodBank this week.    I cannot begin to remember when I kicked my initial skepticism to the curb and tried this simple recipe.  Somehow, […]

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Demolition

On April 24, 2017 By

April 17 – 20:  DEMOLITION!  We said goodbye to our old office and warehouse space and started swinging the sledge hammers. 

 

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