Yoko Ono Lennon, Southern California-based Beatles tribute band the Fab Four and the California Department of Motor Vehicles have joined forces to combat hunger in the state with the sale of specialty license plates featuring the iconic self-portrait image of the late John Lennon.
Proceeds from the plates, which cost anywhere from $50-$103 depending […]Continue Reading →
On May 21st, Sarah Nordwick, our Board Chair, and I had the privilege of attending an all-expense paid trip to Sacramento to the California Association of Food Banks (CAFB) Rural and Remote Food Bank Capacity Building Initiative Conference. We participated in a day chock full of seminars and activities all aimed […]Continue Reading →
Article written by Nicholas Preciado, BenitoLink Staff Reporter, originally published 5/25/2018 on BenitoLink.
The Community FoodBank held an open house Friday May 18 to highlight a new choice market model.
Gone are the days of standing in line at the local food bank waiting for a portioned amount of produce. With a new […]Continue Reading →
1 large or 2 small Napa cabbages(about 2 pounds), cut horizontally into 1 1/2-inch chunks (yielding about 14 to 15 cups, lightly packed)
3 tablespoons safflower or canola oil
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
½ teaspoon salt
In a sink filled with cold water, […]Continue Reading →
Postal carriers across America pitched in for the National Association of Letter Carriers’ 26th annual “Stamp Out Hunger” campaign Saturday, May 12th. In Hollister, carriers returning from their routes brought back sack after sack of donated groceries, all destined for Community FoodBank. The story was being played out in San Juan Bautista as well.
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Without our volunteers, it would not be possible for our small staff to serve thousands of our […]Continue Reading →
Each term, student’s in Adrian Andrade’s communications class at Gavilan College’s Hollister campus are given a slice of real world experience.
The results of that experience were on display on May 7, when three teams of students gave brief presentations and reported on the outcomes.
After being assigned to a team, three groups of […]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 →
The coolers are filled to bursting this week at Community FoodBank. In addition to lots of fresh, leafy greens, there are potatoes, onions, broccoli, cauliflower, brussels sprouts and a large skid of jumbo pasilla chiles.
Perhaps you think chiles rellenos means large chiles, stuffed with cheese, dipped in frothy egg batter and fried, perhaps […]Continue Reading →