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As we near the end of the first real month of summer, we take a look back at the variety of fresh, locally grown and wholly wholesome choices shoppers have had at our Marketplace. Pallets and pallets of salad greens, along with luscious raspberries and ripe tomatoes one week. The next, we featured Brussels […]

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Summer Break is in full swing!

Heading to your favorite theme park soon? Check out this great article from Eat Right Nutrition for tips on how to make healthy snack choices even while on vacation!

Whether it’s Gilroy Gardens, the Boardwalk in Santa Cruz, Great America in Santa Clara – […]

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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 […]

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This week’s market basket is 3,500 lbs of coleslaw! We also have spinach, leaf lettuce, apples and oranges, and assorted chopped veggie bags.

Come join the fun and abundance at FoodBank with Victor, our ‘Warehouse Superpower’ (pictured here) on Fridays and Saturdays during marketplace hours, 9am to Noon. 1133 San Felipe Road in Hollister.


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The convenience of pre-packed salad greens is just one of the choices found at FoodBank’s marketplace. Open on Fridays and Saturdays from 9:00 am – Noon at 1133 San Felipe Road in Hollister. Call for additional information: (831) 637-0340.

Have you ever asked yourself whether pre-packaged salad greens keep their nutritional value? After all, […]

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Pinnacle Organics Supplies Us!

On September 15, 2018 By

Wow! The coolers at Community FoodBank are bursting this week. San Juan Valley grower Cindy Williams tapped the volunteers at @Village Harvest and the result is 3,989 pounds of farm fresh, organic apples!

Phil and Kathryn Foster of Pinnacle Organics supplied three bins overflowing with white onions. In addition to scads of fresh salad […]

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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, […]

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Rethink Your Drink Day

On May 14, 2018 By

On Wednesday, May 16th, SNAP-Ed will host a booth at Farmer’s Market in downtown Hollister focusing on Rethink Your Drink.

Celebrating the first ever Rethink Your Drink Day on May 16th, San Benito County Health Services’ SNAP-Ed Nutrition Program will be having a bling your reusable water bottle activity, surveys, offering water tasting, and offering […]

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April Abundance: A Summary

On April 22, 2018 By

April 6, 2018

In addition to a staggering amount of fresh, mostly organic, salad greens, this week at Community FoodBank we have celery, as well as a ton (literally) of navel oranges, 5,000 pounds of russet potatoes and 5,000 pounds of yellow and white onions.

April 13, 2018

Popeye said it first, but […]

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On April 6, 2018, in recognition of National Health Week, a health fair came to Community FoodBank. Eight local resources showcased their services. Educational materials, food samples, goodie bags and raffles were all part of the package.

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