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Can Food be Medicine?

For kids, can a weekly box of fresh food be preventive medicine? A new study aims to answer the question. For 12-year-old Kate, vegetables used to be, well, “kinda disgusting.” But she said a recent study she and her family

20 Oct, 2017|News, Nutrition|

We Need Your Helping Hands!

Our volunteers out at their local Safeway, helping us make the day a success! The Saturday before Thanksgiving is one of the year's biggest grocery shopping days—and it also kicks off one of our biggest food drives. How do we

17 Oct, 2017|Volunteers|

Supporting Victims of the North Bay Fires

Our hearts are with everyone affected by the massive wildfires devastating the North Bay. We’ve received many inquiries asking how to support relief efforts. The best way to help is to make a financial donation directly to our sister food

13 Oct, 2017|News, Uncategorized|

Volunteers: Got skills? Lend ’em to us!

Are you a data-wizard? A calligraphist with a few hours to spare? A painter with a passion for making our community better place? Longtime supporter and volunteer Jill McCleary lent us her web and marketing skills There are

3 Oct, 2017|Volunteers|

Make it: Black Bean & Corn Salsa + Homemade Tortilla Chips

Our nutrition team is always whipping up tasty, nutritious and affordable dishes to share with our agency partners, staff and community members. This black bean and corn salsa is an easy-to-make snack that's chock full of fiber and Vitamin C.

25 Sep, 2017|Nutrition|