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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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When life gives you lemons

On March 2, 2018 By

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 […]

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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 […]

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Neighborly Warmth

On January 10, 2018 By

This post brought a smile to our face. Shared from SafeHouse Web:

We’re spreading the warmth on this rainy day by bringing breakfast burritos from Farmhouse Cafe to our neighbors here in downtown Hollister! Looks like our friends at Continue Reading