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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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This story is shared via the San Benito Agricultural Land Trust, April 12, 2019

CalCAN farm tour with state legislators of Phil Foster’s Pinnacle Organically Grown farm in Hollister. So grateful for the Fosters’ innovative farming practices, which build soil organic matter and sequester carbon, while also providing jobs and […]

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Funding to help provide San Benito County residents with accessible, nutritious supplemental food

Philanthropy at Walmart and the Walmart Foundation is focused on creating impact, and that’s exactly what they did with a recent grant of $1,000 to Community FoodBank. The funding will be used to help support our existing food programs and the […]

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A year-end letter from Maria Thomas, Community FoodBank CEO

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Shout out to Johnson’s Christmas Lights! They’ve turned their house into an animated Christmas Light show!

Their show is free of charge, but they have a barrel inviting neighbors to give back to FoodBank.

Located on Charlie Dr

Friday-Saturday 5pm-10pm
Sunday- Thursday 5pm-9pm

Check their Facebook page for more info! […]

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Sarah Howell of Hollister points to the bottom line — $1,670.51!

Sarah won the first prize in the first annual Hollister Prep School Supermarket Sweep drawing Saturday. Her winning $10 ticket earned Sarah 10 minutes at the Hollister Lucky Supermarket.

Community FoodBank won too! The prep school donated $500 to help brighten the holidays […]

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On Wednesday, November 14th, Community FoodBank played host to the San Benito County Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours mixer. A number or our neighbors dropped by to enjoy some light food and refreshment, to catch up with people they hadn’t seen in a while and to tour the all-new local food bank. People socialized […]

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Start off the Holiday season with this free concert tomorrow, Saturday, December 1st @ 7pm at SBHS Auditorium. This 9th annual holiday concert will feature all local talent, including groups from Gilroy and San Juan Bautista.

All guests are invited to bring a non-perishable food item for donation to the Community FoodBank!


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