Picnic in the Park

Through the Picnic in the Park Program from June to August, five days a week, children in low-income neighborhoods can enjoy a nourishing lunch and educational or physical activity at various locations such as community parks and schools. Enjoy a healthy meal and fun activities, Monday through Friday at 19 locations around the Boise Metro Area. Free to all Children ages 1-18. Adults may purchase a lunch for a small charge.

Together We Can Solve Hunger

The Idaho Foodbank is an independent, donor-supported, nonprofit organization founded in 1984, and is the largest food bank and distributor of free food assistance in Idaho. From warehouses in Boise, Lewiston and Pocatello, the Foodbank distributes food for millions of meals each year through a network of over 400 community-based partners across the state.


Smithfield Foods, WinCo Foods Donate 38,000 Pounds of Protein

Smithfield Foods, Inc. joined forces with WinCo Foods to donate more than 38,000 pounds of protein to The Idaho Foodbank on May 22nd. Smithfield’s contribution was part of the company’s 2018 Helping Hungry Homes donation tour. The donation, equivalent to more than 153,000 servings, will help families fight hunger across Idaho.

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Harvest Report: Springing into Season

Right now the weather is picture perfect in SW Idaho. The cold temps of winter have given way to beautiful, sunny spring days. Here’s a look at how some of our local crops are faring…  

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