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Archive for the ‘Community Food Bank’ tag

Part 2: Where community, healthy food intersectavatar

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Since I wrote my last blog, I’ve continued to think about the local food movement, people’s access to healthy food, and the intersection of those two issues. And I’ve happily noticed that people and establishments that support the local food movement ALSO make an effort to support lower-income families through the Community Food Bank. Here are [...]

Written by Rebecca Plevin

November 20th, 2009 at 10:26 am

Do your part: Volunteer at a food distributionavatar

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The Fresno Bee reported last week that Community Food Bank and HandsOn Central California are looking for volunteers to help out at food distributions in communities that have been impacted by the water shortage on the west side of Fresno County. According to the Bee story, the relief agencies plan to hand out about 3 [...]

Written by Rebecca Plevin

August 17th, 2009 at 10:13 am

Want to do your part?avatar

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For the past three weeks, I’ve been writing stories about how the country’s economic recession, combined with a three-year drought has resulted in a crisis situation for farmworker communities in the San Joaquín Valley. I saw the evidence of this crisis on Friday, when I covered a food distribution event in Firebaugh. More than 500 [...]

Written by Rebecca Plevin

March 17th, 2009 at 3:26 pm

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