The theme for 2015 is “Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle,” which encourages everyone to adopt eating and physical activity plans that are focused on consuming fewer calories, making informed food choices and getting daily exercise in order to achieve and maintain a healthy weight, reduce the risk of chronic disease and promote overall health.
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.
Updated: The Idaho Ho Ho CD was #1 at the Record Exchange in Boise during the Christmas Holidays! For five years, Idaho Ho Ho: A Celebration of Idaho Artists has put food on the table for more than 100,000 Idahoans in need. This year’s album again features some of Idaho’s best musicians, all of whom Read More
We’re especially pleased to see an increase in donations of nutrient rich, wholesome foods. This means that beyond just feeding people in need, we’re able to nourish them too. That’s especially important because children represent a large percentage of those we serve. We know good nutrition is essential to successful learning, proper physical growth and future health.
Scooping potato pearls never looked so fashionable. High school student Tyler Camerlo decided to spend 15 hours of volunteer time at The Idaho Foodbank in Lewiston as part of his senior project on nutrition. “I wanted to see what kind of food was distributed through The Idaho Foodbank,” he said. “I was surprised to see Read More