At the LDS orchard in Caldwell, you can see the signs of spring and the fruit that will grow and head to the people in Idaho who need assistance. The white blooms on the trees are the first signs of the Italian plums that will blossom soon. The pink blooms will eventually be trees filled […]
Many in Idaho do not understand the growing need that must be filled. Children in your community are hungry. Out of 20 students in Ms. Clark’s class, six of them receive food backpacks supplied by The Idaho Foodbank every Friday. (That is nearly 1/3 of the class.) The Backpack Buddy program gives children easy-to-make breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and snacks. These young students who rely heavily on free and reduced-price school lunches as the bulk of their food for the week have access to food during the weekend thanks to the program.
GARDEN CITY, ID – The Idaho Foodbank distributed more than 200 pounds of beef on Tuesday, thanks to the help of members of the Idaho Steelheads, beef producers and the Idaho Beef Council. The distribution happened in Garden City near a senior community with high levels of need. More than 70 seniors signed up for the special […]
It’s now been 7 months since LaDene suffered a heart attack.
Exciting news from a project we’re calling the “3-Acre Farm”. Right now these little plants are in a greenhouse leased by Dorsing Seed. We planted these seeds to transplant in a few weeks when we know the frost is past us. Most of what you see here will grow into bell peppers and tomatoes. Later this year, we’ll […]
On Thursday, March 3, the Foodbank kicked off National Nutrition Month at the construction location of its new facility in Lewiston, with the backdrop of the foundation and progress of the new structure, set to serve the five counties in north central Idaho and open in the summer.