The food provided by the Capital Area Food Bank becomes much more than a meal when it reaches the hands of students in the culinary job training program of our nonprofit partner La Cocina VA.
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Recipe cards plus a take home bag of ingredients for a family in need are powerful resources when paired together. The food is nourishment and the recipe card unlocks the power of that food by offering ideas to prepare a healthy affordable meal.
When corporations are called upon to be a force to good in society, many may think about paying a living wage or providing good health coverage. And those things absolutely matter. But companies also have the power to bite off a particular problem and work to solve it.
Julian Argoti wasn’t much of a cook. But when he realized that most of the low income seniors he worked with as a public health intern at the city of Greenbelt Food Pantry were dealing with diabetes and high blood pressure, he decided to become one. The Capital Area Food Bank was there to help.
The food bank is hard at work on an exciting new project that will get delicious, healthy, and low cost recipes into the hands of our community. As we anticipate the September 2016 launch of our new cookbook, “Bountiful Bowls”, we’re giving you a sneak preview of what’s to come. Check back often for updates!
As we embark on a new year, it is a great opportunity to take the next step on a path towards healthy cooking and eating.
Like the CAFB, the American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences is making cooking at home easy.
The Capital Area Food Bank kicks off Recipes from the CAFB Kitchen with Turkey Chili, Pumpkin Bread and Stewed Black Eyed Peas.
Recipes on the Run help transform common and nutritious ingredients into something special.
Our teaching kitchen allows our partners to expand their culinary horizons, while learning how to eat healthy on a budget.