Ribbon cutting for new garden project by Growing Hearts Garden Center and in partnership with Community FoodBank.
Growing Hearts Garden Center headed a new project at Community FoodBank, producing an edible garden and tangible community involvement.
The ribbon cutting for the project happened on Saturday, July 13, and was attended by scores of supporters […]Continue Reading →
Community FoodBank hosted a health fair on Friday, August 2nd. Located inside the marketplace, representatives from local organizations had display tables and booths set up, and welcomed customers who had arrived for their grocery shopping. The health fair was organized by San Benito County Public Health and had displays featuring:
Southside School’s seventh-grade class visited Community FoodBank Wednesday for a different kind of field trip.
After a brief tour of the food bank’s San Felipe Road building and operation, students in Wendy Abercrombie’s class fell to work, and in scarcely two hours packed 2,190 bags bound for local k-12 students.
“They were great,” said […]Continue Reading →
Maria Diaz of First 5 San Benito came to Community FoodBank on Friday for the first in a series of children’s story time events. Among other things, First 5 promotes early childhood learning and literacy, and the children who flocked to “Little Read Riding Hood’s” corner loved the […]Continue Reading →
Erika Perez of San Benito County Public Health visited with Community FoodBank customers Friday, sharing bilingual exercise guides and enrolling people in a series of free nutrition seminars. For more information, or to register, call Erika at 637-5367.Continue Reading →
Are you looking for a diabetes friendly meal that requires no cooking? Then Veggie Wraps recipe is great for you! This 30 minute meal is a great option for lunch and has lots of vegetables and fiber to keep you full.
Serves 4, 3 pinwheels each
4 large radishes
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The average American family throws out $1,600 worth of food a year. – Cooking Matters, 2018
You can save money and waste less with a few smart shopping and cooking tips.
It all starts with the cart.
Wasting less food begins at the grocery store. Live by the motto “Buy what you need, […]
With June’s designation as #MensHealthMonth, we challenge everyone to take part in raising awareness of preventable health issues and encouraging early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. This call to arms is critical for the fight against Prostate Cancer, the #1 cancer risk for men. Make sure the men in your life […]Continue Reading →