Community FoodBank was lucky to receive a check for $4,566 from Lucky Supermarkets. Greg Gilliam, the manager of our local Lucky’s, presented the check to Warehouse Manager, Randall Martin, on Friday, March 17th. The check is a result of Lucky employees asking customers to donate over a six week period of time during the […]
These are just a few of the farm-fresh, organic eggs that owner Lisa Knutson of Pasture Chick Ranch brought to Community FoodBank Saturday. By the time it was all counted, Lisa and her Santa Ana Valley hens contributed more than 240 dozen eggs for local households. Pasture Chick is just one of a host […]
Mushrooms — we got em. Every week is a new adventure at Community FoodBank. We’re never sure what’s coming in until we see it, and this week, it’s mushrooms! We’ve got a lot of colossal portobellos, the brown mushrooms with a rich, meaty flavor. Here’s a suggestion that’s simple enough to showcase the […]Continue Reading →
This week, we have lots of diced, peeled butternut squash at Community FoodBank, which will save you a step or two in this recipe for a warming winter soup. Warm-spiced Butternut Squash Soup 4 pounds whole butternut squash 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, divided 7 cups water 1/2 teaspoon whole allspice 1/2 teaspoon […]Continue Reading →
Did You Know …
The most requested item of clothing among homeless people is socks? The San Benito County Chamber Ambassadors do, and they’re wrapping up a drive for socks and personal toiletries for the homeless in our community. There’s still time to help! Just drop by the Chamber office at 243 Sixth Street […]
Most of us call the pointed, orange-fleshed tubers that are on millions of Thanksgiving tables “yams.” But, like their starchier, yellow-fleshed cousins, they’re actually sweet potatoes. Regardless, they’re delicious, even (especially?) without the Thanksgiving mantle of marshmallows. Try these oven baked fries from marthastewart.com.
3 medium sweet potatoes (2 […]
Have you been impacted by the recent flooding? Community FoodBank is here to help with supplemental and emergency food. Just drop by the office at 1133 San Felipe Road. Stay safe everyone!
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Thank you Rotary Club of Hollister for inviting us to speak at your weekly meeting! Monday, February 13th, Maria Lynn Thomas and Mark Paxton shared information on current affairs and future goals of Community FoodBank. Some of the highlights included the building purchase and renovation project, health issues in San Benito County and how FoodBank is a […]Continue Reading →
This week’s market basket is chock full of exotic mushrooms — shiitake and oyster — along with lots of salad mix, bread and fruit.
Shiitake Angel Hair Pasta Ingredients 4 servings 6 ounces angel hair pasta 1 clove garlic, minced 6 ounces sliced shiitake mushrooms 1/2 onion, chopped 1/4 cup white wine 1 […]Continue Reading →
Watch and listen as the San Benito County Chamber ambassadors fill backpack food bags for local students at FoodBank! The Chamber has put out a challenge to other businesses to volunteer and try to beat their number of filling 770 bags.
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