March is National Nutrition Month! This video from The Idaho Statesman features tips from Lisa Mays, The Idaho Foodbank’s Nutrition Services Manager. Learn More about The Idaho Foodbank’s focus on nutrition with our Cooking Matters and school Backpack programs.
On Wednesday, December 10th, Elizabeth Stratton, Nutrition Education Specialist in Lewiston hosted a group of preschoolers at the warehouse for a lesson on nutrition and food banking. The kids enjoyed watching a short Sesame Street video on food banking, learning about the food groups, weighing their donated food and standing on the large scale. Elizabeth Read More
It’s a blustery night and the warm confines of the Women in Steel building in Garden City feel pretty good to those who have just shown up for a Cooking Matters class, put on by the Idaho Foodbank and other local partners. The comforting aroma of something in the oven, possibly a chocolate cake, Read More
(Photos by Axel Kappes. Click to enlarge.) By Samantha Wright Boise State Public Radio As of January, more than 231,000 people in Idaho were on food stamps, now known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP. The average Idaho recipient receives about Read More