Bayer U.S. invests in San Benito
Thanks to some judicious support from the folks at the San Juan Valley plant research labs, Bayer U.S. let Community FoodBank know this week that it’s in line for a $10,000 grant.
The funds are earmarked for the school Backpack Bags project. Throughout the school year, bags are […]Continue Reading →
Sunlight Giving, a Palo Alto-based charitable foundation, announced last week that its continuing grant supporting Community FoodBank operations has been extended for another three years.
The grant is one of the largest the food bank receives. “We are happy to share that we’ve made a significant increase to your grant amount,” said Linda […]Continue Reading →
Check out this great resource from Feeding America. Not only do they give you some great recipe ideas, their goal is to reduce food waste from your kitchen!
Pizza: You can turn just about any food into a pizza. Stir fry: Stir fry is the ultimate customizable recipe so it’s perfect […]Continue Reading →
Peanut Butter Roundup
It’s on! The staff at Lucky Supermarket in Hollister is in the middle of its annual Peanut Butter Roundup. Shoppers purchasing a jar of peanut butter can collect a second jar to donate free of charge, and the barrels are filling fast.
All the peanut butter will go back to […]Continue Reading →
And the results are in! Each year for almost three decades, U.S. Postal Service workers have organized the nation’s biggest one-day food drive. On the Saturday before Mother’s Day, carriers collect donated groceries left near mailboxes nationwide.
The best part? Every donation in every town across America stays within its community. In San Benito County, […]Continue Reading →
It’s a record! Students in Adrian Andrade’s communications course at Gavilan College’s Hollister campus were tasked with working in teams to develop marketing campaigns to raise funds for Community FoodBank.
The class project is part of a curriculum unit Andrade developed several years ago, and a check of the records shows that this class […]Continue Reading →
Are you ready for the easiest of easy stir fry dinners? When you need dinner to be fast, easy, and satisfying, this Salad Bar Vegetable Lo Mein is your answer.
6 oz. noodles 3 Tbsp soy sauce 1 tsp toasted sesame oil 1 tsp sugar 1 tsp water 2 Tbsp high heat cooking oil* 3 cups mixed salad bar vegetables
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Tomorrow, shoppers at Community FoodBank are in for a treat. In addition to the usual mountain of fresh, organic salad greens, shoppers can expect scallions, apples and garlic from Pinnacle Organics and oranges.
Market hours are 9 a.m. to noon on Fridays and Saturdays, and the food bank is located at 1133 San Felipe […]Continue Reading →
JSM Organics (strawberries!) and Monkeyflower Farms (cheese!).
Other regenerative farms open this spring include Monkeyflower Ranch, just a mile away from JSM Organics, which offers a Spring Open House the same afternoon.
“The role of the farmer protecting our natural resources is absolutely something that we always have in mind, especially organic growers. As […]Continue Reading →
Classic broccoli salad is usually loaded down with mayonnaise and bacon. This version adds a touch of sweetness with grapes and a hint of smokiness with the dressing. Plus, it only requires 5 ingredients! Make a batch at the start of the week for lunchboxes or an easy side dish for dinner.
Tip: “Broccoli […]Continue Reading →