May 23: Wall framing spanning from floor to ceiling is in place, defining some of the spaces that will be used for warehousing food, offices, conference area and restrooms. This week’s photographs provide looks at the marketplace area and food warehouse.

Photos: Lisa Robinson Photography

 

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Lucky Legumes

On May 21, 2017 By

What if you could build a healthier community without spending a dime?

From now through May 30th, you can, because the Hollister Lucky Supermarket joins almost 70 Bay Area Lucky stores in launching its annual “Peanut Butter Roundup” this week.

The Hollister Lucky is partnering with Community FoodBank, and all contributions will help feed […]

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There’s a lot more to chowder than clams, and this quick vegetarian recipe showcases a nutritional powerhouse — broccoli — in a bowl of chowder. There’s a lot of broccoli in the Community FoodBank coolers right now, and it’s headed out the doors Friday and Saturday.

Remember, pantry hours are now 9:30-12:30 every Friday […]

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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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Volunteers continue to pack groceries even as construction continues at Community FoodBank. If you are interested in volunteering, call 831-637-0340.

We offer many diverse ways to become part of our dedicated team: bag building, kids’ backpack program and/or USDA monthly distribution, pick up bread donations at local grocers, deliver food to individual homes and/or […]

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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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Save the date! Saturday, May 13th is the 25th Annual Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger. All you have to do is leave a bag of non-perishable groceries next to your mailbox. Mail Carriers throughout San Benito County are collecting, and all the groceries will go to help families in need right here in San […]

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We have stairs!

On April 30, 2017 By

April 27: 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 office/work area, according […]

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