Every year, 36 million pounds of food flows into our warehouse, out to our partner agencies, and onto tables in our community. We distribute everything from pears to peanut butter, celery to chicken, bok choy to black beans. But the
When people who are homeless first enter emergency housing, sometimes it’s been awhile since they’ve had a warm meal. As the Food Services Manager at East Oakland Community Project, it’s Andre Green’s job to have breakfast, lunch, and dinner on
Usually, when you see a packed parking lot, dozens of shopping carts, and bustling aisles — you might expect to find a sale at the mall. But this scene is just a typical morning on our Agency Shopping Floor all
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
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.