Idaho Foodbank News

Harvest Report: Mid-season Form

Fruit We are in the middle of harvest season and our warehouse features a good variety of local produce. The LDS Orchard in Medford is bringing in pears, plums and apples. Nielsen Farms is also providing a delicious supply of watermelons. A diverse group of apples are just beginning to take form; Gold Delicious and […]

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Smithfield Foods Donates Truckload of Ribs for Idahoans in Need

Today, Smithfield Foods’ Helping Hungry Homes® initiative, a program focused on alleviating hunger and helping Americans become more food secure, joined forces with Albertsons to donate nearly 40,000 pounds of protein to The Idaho Foodbank. The donation, equivalent to nearly 160,000 servings, will help those fighting hunger in Idaho, where one in seven individuals is […]

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Tips from our Dietitian: Snacking

So, is snacking bad for adults or children? Definitely not! Snacks can help one stay focused at school or work and provide needed nutrients and keep one from getting hungry throughout the day. Our dietitian Alexa has the following tips about how to snack in a way that’s healthy and supportive of your health! To […]

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Smithfield Foods Readies Major Gift

This month, Smithfield Foods’ Helping Hungry Homes® initiative, a program focused on alleviating hunger and helping Americans become more food secure, joined forces with Albertsons to donate nearly tens of thousands of pounds of protein to The Idaho Food Bank. The donation will help those fighting hunger in the Boise community, where one in 7 individuals […]

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Cucina di Paolo Calendar Just Keeps On Giving

Early this year, we celebrated an incredible gift from Mary Jean and Paul Wegner and Cucina di Paolo in Boise. Anyone who frequents that restaurant knows, they don’t do anything small. Their giving spirit is no different. After selling calendars with “Betty the Wash Woman” featured on each page donning garb celebrating holidays and special […]

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