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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Alliance Title locations all over the state rallied together in October and November to do something pretty remarkable. What started as a can-struction contest — with branches designing art out of canned goods to attract attention to the problem of hunger in their communities — became so much more. In the end, branches from Boise […]
Tanner Corwin of Corwin Ford in Nampa is helping The Idaho Foodbank build the food and funds necessary to feed as many people as possible as the calendars turn to 2017.
Our dietitian Alexa has a lot of great things to share. This month, she’s shedding light on something a lot of us are thinking of: how can we boost our immune system and avoid that seasonal cold? Good, quality nutrition is key to a strong immune system, which can offer protection from seasonal illnesses like […]