This is your opportunity! Community FoodBank is again accepting applications for volunteers. Frankly, most volunteers find it so rewarding to pitch in fighting hunger that the chance to join in doesn’t come up that often. But right now, your contributions of time and talent are welcome and needed.

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Tomatoes and volunteers

On March 16, 2018 By

Tomatoes!

More specifically, grape tomatoes. These bite-sized treats are headed out the doors at Community FoodBank this week. Volunteers from the San Benito High School life skills class and the county probation department bagged up 2,500 pounds of them to share. They’re great in salads, or halved and quickly sauteed with a bit of […]

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For our neighbors in San Juan Bautista, if you’re in need of food, look for the Food Bank truck on Thursdays from 9am-10am in the gravel parking lot next to the soccer field and San Juan School. Questions? Interested in signing up? Please call our office at (831) 637-0340.

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Next time you’re driving in or out of town be sure to take a look at Community FoodBank’s building! The new sign is clearly visible from Highway 25! Logo design is courtesy of Schipper Design and the sign is from ASAP Signs.

More: https://www.facebook.com/FoodBankSanBenito/posts/1979966862033339

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[Recipe] Hasselback Potatoes

On March 10, 2018 By

Spuds, Spuds, Spuds!

Community FoodBank just landed 5,200 pounds of beautiful, Idaho potatoes. Actually, that’s a misnomer, indicating a type of potato. The large potatoes, often tipping the scales at a couple of pounds, sport a rough, brown or russeted skin. They’re the ones that bake up fluffy and light. These hail from the […]

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Pet food?

On March 3, 2018 By

Pet food?

You bet! Community FoodBank is committed to the nutrition of every member of the family! Thanks to a relationship that operations lead Randall Martin cultivated with The Food Bank for Monterey County, we are able to feed Fido and Fifi. It’s partnerships like this with other food banks, producers and farmers that […]

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When life gives you lemons

On March 2, 2018 By

When life gives you lemons …
Don’t make lemonade. Make happy! The fine folks at Coke Farm stocked FoodBank with a glistening pile of lemons, and not just any lemons but Meyer lemons! In case you haven’t yet had the experience, Meyers are a rare citrus treat. On the rare occasions that you […]

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If the sole purpose of a food bank is to temporarily satisfy hunger, then a drive-thru line waiting for their hand out of a box of food would serve just fine. If the greatest need that a food bank meets is to distribute food, then send us the “Harvest Food Box” and we will diligently […]

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