Fall Apple Harvest and Recipes

Weather conditions led to an abundant apple harvest this year in Idaho. The Idaho Foodbank works with many Treasure Valley fruit growers and we have received several large donations in the past couple of weeks. Apples are one of the most healthy fresh foods we distribute and are great to eat for snacks.

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Harvest Report: Potato Pack Night

Last night at the LDS Potato Farm in Caldwell, workers packed a full semi load of potatoes and we were fortunate to receive a truck from Andrus Trucking. This morning the truck picked up the potatoes and delivered them to Pocatello. Here is a great video that displays this awesome process, which will happen each […]

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Harvest Report: Onion Distribution

Inside these crates are onions…and lots of them! These are part of the 215,000 lbs. of onions that we are getting from our annual Seminis Project. These onions will be repacked for us and bagged into totes to be shared with other food banks in the Northwest. This truck is headed to Second Harvest Food […]

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Harvest Report: Pre-season Prep

Winter has been very kind to the Treasure Valley this year and as a result, spring harvest preparation is already underway at the LDS Orchard in Caldwell. Large tree limbs are being pruned and mulched into rows. One of the most important projects is getting the wind machines serviced. Thanks to the shadow of Punxsutawney Phil, […]

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