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 […]Continue Reading →
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 […]Continue Reading →
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 […]Continue Reading →
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.Continue Reading →
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 […]
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 […]Continue Reading →
Community FoodBank is the place to be this week — as long as your favorite color is green! The shelves and coolers are bursting with fresh, mostly organic greens. While some of us cannot ever get enough, all that rabbit food can get tiresome for some people. So this week, the market basket includes […]Continue Reading →
The colors and assortment of produce from our local community are amazing. These scenes from this year’s San Benito County Fair in October are great reminders of the abundance we all can share.
If you have any pictures depicting the beauty you see in San Benito County, send them to us and you just […]Continue Reading →
These crisp, organic San Juan Valley apples are about to go out the doors at Community FoodBank, right at the peak of the season. It’s easy to eat locally when the offerings are so delicious.
It’s hard to resist the temptation to just rinse one off and start crunching — and you shouldn’t, but […]Continue Reading →