Posts By: Jody Tick

Share the Harvest

by & filed under Food Distributions, Healthy Eating.

Share the Harvest this holiday season and honor someone special with a gift in their name. Share the Harvest supports an innovative collaboration between the Capital Area Food Bank and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.  This partnership enables the Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s Clagett Farm to distribute between 40 and 50 percent of its annual harvest to low-income families and… Read more »

Packed Snacks and Garden Grub

by & filed under Education & Training, Food Distributions, Kids.

What fruits and vegetables taste good with peanut butter, yogurt and pizza?  What kinds of produce from the garden make good toppings for a burrito?  Ask one of the 8-12 year-olds who participated in this summer’s Farm Youth Initiative program and they could probably tell you! Through the FYI program, more than 150 children from… Read more »

Fresh Produce Kick Off!

by & filed under Food Distributions, Uncategorized.

The FGU Fresh Produce Grant at Clagett Farm, is off and running…a great start to the 2010 harvesting season! The season runs for 26 weeks, and CAFB partner organizations come and pick up thousands of pounds of fresh, chemical-free, produce to disperse to their clients. Last Tuesday marked the farm’s first harvest day, and Wednesday… Read more »

Farm to School at the food bank

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What business does the Capital Area Food Bank have improving the quality of school meals in Washington, DC?  Actually, quite a bit!  It’s certainly an exciting time for school meal reform here in the nation’s capital, and the food bank is excited to be involved. The Capital Area Food Bank distributes food, but it also… Read more »

The Gift that Keeps on Giving

by & filed under Events & Campaigns, Food Distributions.

Whether you live in the city or suburbs, someone in your community is struggling to provide their family with enough nourishment. Share the Harvest Gift Project is an effort to provide healthy, local produce to your neighbors in need. Share the Harvest is an innovative collaboration between the Capital Area Food Bank and the Chesapeake… Read more »