The Idaho Foodbank Recalls Food Products

The Idaho Foodbank Recalls Coconut Beverage, Broccoli Cheddar Soup, Eggs, and Cheese Product Because of Possible Health Risk FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 21, 2017 – The Idaho Foodbank is recalling approximately 27,000 pounds of Coconut Beverage, Broccoli Cheddar Soup, Eggs, and Cheese Product. These products are being recalled because they were not continuously maintained […]

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New Facility Enables More Education In North Central Idaho

When it came to building the new North Central facility to serve the community including a teaching kitchen was a no-brainer. A key focus of The Idaho Foodbank is nutrition and the ability to teach hands-on cooking skills as well as provide education through the Cooking Matters Program was very important. Cooking Matters is a 6-week, […]

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Eastern Idaho Rescues Food In Big Way

On an almost daily basis, local grocery stores have food that has aged past the point they’re willing to sell it. For years this food was simply discarded by grocery stores around the country as waste. But over recent years, the grocery stores in Idaho have worked with The Idaho Foodbank to donate their food […]

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Tips From Our Dietitian: Grilling Healthy Food

Warmer weather means it’s time to get out of the kitchen and fire up the barbecue. While grilled foods are packed with flavor, the way you prepare them can have a big impact on how healthy they are. Our dietitian Alexa has some tips to keep your grilled food healthy. Follow these simple steps for […]

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PCA Provides 40,000 Boxes For Senior Food

When the Foodbank was in need of boxes to fill with food for seniors in need in June, we were coming up short. With 2,000 food boxes set to go out with items specifically chosen for senior nutrition, we weren’t going to have the boxes needed to reach our goal. That’s when Mike Watanabe and […]

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Fresh Ideas Are Feeding Hope

Collaboration Works! – Two years ago, The Idaho Foodbank joined with food banks in the Pacific Northwest to develop a collaboration model for the region with three areas of focus to improve our fresh produce distribution: increase the quantity, provide a greater variety, and reduce transportation costs for the food banks.   Our food bank partners […]

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