Sharing Cooking Matters

Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matter program is comprised of two separate educational experiences: a 6-week class that combines hands-on cooking and nutrition information and a one day in-store class that covers budgeting, nutrition and food selection. The Idaho Foodbank staff conducts these classes with the assistance of community partners and volunteers.  Recently, the Foodbank launched […]

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Stocking Up On Healthy Choices

The Idaho Foodbank is the state’s largest distributor of free food assistance and it’s currently working on increasing access to more nutritious food. In an effort to provide more fresh fruits and vegetables to children and their families, The Foodbank’s fresh produce pilot will supplement the food already provided through the Backpack and School Pantry […]

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Family Comes First

Months ago, some unexpected visitors showed up to Jean’s front door. They weren’t unwelcome visitors, but their presence threw a wrench into the future plans of the recently retired Boise woman and her husband. Those visitors – her daughter, son-in-law and three grandchildren – had come from California, unable to afford rising costs. “When I […]

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