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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A new study published in the Journal of Nutrition found that nutrition education actually reduces hunger over time. That’s right: The study found that the right kind of nutrition education actually reduced food insecurity by 25%.
“The garden isn’t my garden, it’s their garden. It’s our garden!” says Cora Clark, Arbor View Apartments’ Resident Services Manager with Community Preservation and Development Corporation. The garden is “a family thing.”
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!
The Heat Map allows the CAFB to look at communities we serve by location, identify gaps and target hunger interventions.
Participants imerse themselves in the daily challenges faced by those struggling to feed their families.
Like the CAFB, the American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences is making cooking at home easy.
Our teaching kitchen allows our partners to expand their culinary horizons, while learning how to eat healthy on a budget.
What makes our modern kitchen special? We are always proving that low-cost healthy meals can be easy and delicious.