This December our foods of the month are canned fruits and vegetables. These staples can be consumed year-round and remain a constant on our most-needed, non-perishable foods list. Since they do not require refrigeration and can pack additional nutrition to a home-cooked meal, they are both healthy and convenient.
Our Community Nutritionist Janet Hung shares, “Canned fruits . . . → Read More: Foods of the Month: Canned Fruits and Vegetables
With the holiday season upon us, we have chosen turkeys as our November food of the month. Did you know Second Harvest Food Bank holds a drive every year to collect turkeys for local families, children, seniors and individuals? Our 2012 goal is to collect 12,000 turkeys in two months.
A turkey not only completes the holiday . . . → Read More: Food of the Month: Turkeys!
At Second Harvest Food Bank, we prioritize nutritious and healthy meals for the communities we serve year round. Nutrition can come in many forms, which is why we chose low-sodium canned stews, chili and soups as our latest Foods of the Month.
Why Canned Stews, Chili and Soups?
These foods remain on our most-needed foods list year round . . . → Read More: Foods of the Month: Canned Stews, Chili and Soups
Earlier this year, we profiled peanut butter and beans as part of our Food of the Month series.
Once again, we pull them into the spotlight to share the important role they play in providing a balanced diet for families and individuals we serve. In recent months, the prices for basic staples have risen by 57% for . . . → Read More: Foods of the Month: Peanut Butter and Beans
You see it at the grocery store and feel it at the pump. Rising food and fuel prices are impacting your budget. We’re feeling the pinch, too. While the need for basic, everyday foods is at an all-time high, their prices are also skyrocketing. Rice and cereal are two of these staples, with prices that have . . . → Read More: Foods of the Month: Rice and Cereal
Our savvy supporters often ask which foods are the best to donate. To shed some light on the subject, we are reintroducing our Food of the Month series. Most of the foods are shelf stable, pack plenty of nutrition and are easy to prepare. For more information on our most-needed food items, check out our website. . . . → Read More: Food of the Month: Peanut Butter for January