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South Plains Food Bank Blog

Beyond the Fireworks: Hunger Affects Today's Veterans

Posted by Madeleine Sheinfeld on Jul 1, 2015 2:43:12 PM

Feeding Texas has AmeriCorps VISTA members working all over the state as a part of the Client Empowerment Corps. Their main role is to address the root causes of hunger in the communities where they live and work, and create partnerships and programs to alleviate the effects of food insecurity on the clients of the food banks where they serve.

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Topics: Health, South Plains Food Bank, Veteran, Hunger

Remember our Hungry Heroes this Memorial Day.

Posted by Danielle Robertson on May 22, 2015 3:21:00 PM

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Topics: Health, South Plains Food Bank, Veteran, Memorial Day, Hunger

What's going on over off MLK??

Posted by Danielle Robertson on May 1, 2015 3:45:00 PM

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Topics: South Plains Food Bank, Building

Why Fear the Cow? Answer: You Shouldn't.

Posted by SNAP Nutrition Team on Apr 29, 2015 5:09:56 PM

 

INTRODUCTION

Many people these days are avoiding dairy at all costs. The only reason you should stay away from dairy is if your body can’t absorb the ingredients in milk properly. Browse the refrigerated sections of your local grocery stores and you are most likely to find dairy foods competing with dairy-substituted foods. Now is a good time to become a little more familiar with the benefits and importance of dairy.

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Topics: Nutrition, Health

The Food Bank is here to help those in need...even 45 min away.

Posted by Madeleine Sheinfeld on Apr 13, 2015 3:19:00 PM

 

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Topics: Nutrition, Health

Top 5 Reasons to Buy Produce in Season

Posted by SNAP Nutrition Team on Mar 25, 2015 10:00:00 AM

 

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Topics: Nutrition

The South Plains Food Bank does what??

Posted by Danielle Robertson on Mar 24, 2015 10:05:00 AM


We've all done it, and I am guilty.
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Topics: GRUB, CSA, FOG

10 Tips to Build a Healthy Meal

Posted by SNAP Nutrition Team on Feb 27, 2015 12:57:48 PM

A healthy meal starts with more vegetables and fruits and smaller portions of protein and grains. Think about how you can adjust the portions on your plate to get more of what you need without too many calories. And don’t forget dairy—make it the beverage with your meal or add fat-free or low-fat dairy products to your plate.

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Topics: Nutrition

How to Keep Your Kitchen Free of Food-Borne Illness

Posted by SNAP Nutrition Team on Feb 27, 2015 12:25:06 PM

 

 

Multitasking is something that most people have come accustomed to in the modern world. Unfortunately, we also do this while cooking every day. Keeping your kitchen sanitary throughout the cooking process can prevent serious illness. Follow these precautions to help prevent your family from harmful bacteria that can lead to food borne illness.

 

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Topics: Nutrition

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