One Pocatello family is helping to feed members of our community by paying it forward. Shannon and Kaden Leavitt, a mom and son team have been paying it forward every day for the last two years.
The harvest is well underway at the South Idaho Correctional Institution (SICI) near Boise. Twenty chosen inmates rotate through the work group that is harvesting potatoes at a 10-acre prison farm that grows fresh produce for hungry Idaho families. The beans and corn they grew are already moving out The Idaho Foodbank’s doors. The Read More
Since the summer of 2011, The Idaho Foodbank has put special emphasis on finding large and consistent supplies of fresh produce, meat and commodities produced right here in Idaho to meet the ever-increasing demand for emergency food assistance. The agricultural community has responded generously. Fresh onions and potatoes have become a regular part of Read More
Farmers to Donate Nearly Nine Million Fresh Eggs to Food Banks Nationwide Rocky Mountain Eggs of Idaho is helping in the fight against hunger by donating more than 21,000 eggs to The Idaho Foodbank on Thursday, March 28th at 1 p.m. Families continue to struggle to put food on their tables, leading more and more Read More
Oakdell Egg Farms came by today with another egg donation to The Idaho Foodbank – this one of eggs-actly 2,700 dozen or 32,400 eggs. This gift is part of the company’s commitment to getting the Foodbank a sustainable supply of high-protein food. Oakdell has made similar donations since 2008. In that time, Oakdell has donated Read More
As part of The Idaho Foodbank’s continuing service to the Magic Valley and the Idaho potato industry’s commitment to fight hunger in Idaho, Cummins Family Produce distributed 8,000 pounds of fresh Idaho potatoes to Foodbank partner agencies on Friday, Jan. 25. The donation is the final portion of the Idaho Read More