- October 17th, 2012
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From the Times-News:
BY STEVE KADEL – firstname.lastname@example.org
KIMBERLY • About 175 local families are eating nutritious food produced in Idaho, thanks to the Magic Valley beef industry and other agriculture representatives.
That’s the number of food boxes officials handed out Tuesday during the monthly food pantry distribution at Crossroads United Methodist Church. There was enough food on hand to fill 220 boxes in case more people showed up than were expected, said Julie Pipal, food resources manager for The Idaho Foodbank.
Foodbank President Karen Vauk said there were fresh potatoes, mashed potatoes, frozen waxed green beans, pinto beans and chicken stew. Beyond that, each box contained a beef roast from Beef Counts, a program that brings Idaho’s beef industry into partnership with the food bank to provide a year-round supply of protein.