Did you know that June is National Dairy Month? At The Idaho Foodbank, we have a lot to celebrate when it comes to dairy. We are fortunate to live in one of the top dairy-producing states in the country – only California and Wisconsin produce a higher volume of dairy products than Idaho.
June 2022 E-News
The Idaho Foodbank’s Backpack and School Pantry programs are designed to specifically address the needs of Idaho children facing food insecurity. As the school year ends, we want to share the impact of these programs.
Claire Babineaux-Fontenot, the CEO of Feeding America, visited The Idaho Foodbank at the end of May. The Idaho Foodbank is part of the Feeding America network of over 200 food banks across the country. Feeding America is the largest hunger-relief organization in the United States.
The Loaves & Fishes pantry has been operating in Council, Idaho for about 12 years. Once each month, approximately 10 enthusiastic volunteers work as a team to provide food to their neighbors.
Happy National Dairy Month! There is much to admire about dairy as it’s full of calcium and vitamin D, not to mention the tasty recipes you can make with dairy!
Caroline Lincoln is The Idaho Foodbank’s Digital Communications Coordinator