Leading the Way: March is Nutrition Month

Each month, our talented dietitian Alexa helps us by sharing some tips and information about the great work our programs and services teams are doing. With March being National Nutrition Month, she focused on some of the pieces students will learn when taking our Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matters program This month we are going […]

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Southern Idaho Honda Dealers, WinCo Foods, ICCU Help Launch Million Meals in March Campaign

The Idaho Foodbank is celebrating National Nutrition Month with a special campaign to raise the awareness and funds necessary to feed Idaho’s hungry during the lean spring months. The “Million Meals in March” campaign, a statewide effort with a goal of collecting the food and funds for 1,000,000 meals in the month. The Foodbank distributes […]

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KJ’s Super Stores Give $40,000 For Child Nutrition Programs

The Idaho Foodbank announced today that KJ’s Super Stores, a gas, car wash and convenience store chain with locations in Idaho, Wyoming, Nevada, and Utah donated a check for $40,000. The gift was the result of an in-store campaign during which store associates encouraged customers to “give a little extra” to provide hunger relief to […]

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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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Fresh Thinking From the Field

The Idaho Foodbank received more fresh produce in the month of January than in any of the previous 12 months. With snow in the mountains and morning temperatures still hovering around freezing, field-fresh vegetables in the Foodbank cooler is something to get excited about. This bounty is the direct result of a regional collaboration that […]

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