The student advocacy center learned a critical lesson from one student who was ready to help. Last week, the weekly food bank delivery arrived at the student advocacy center to begin the one-hour process it takes to unload. Nine students helped turn this one-hour strain into a 10-minute assembly line.
Healthy Corner Stores Initiative in Southside ‘Food Deserts’ Leads to Spike in Produce Sales (Rivard Report)Robert Fike2019-10-03T10:31:17-05:00
When you walk into the Gas N Go on the corner of South Presa and Southcross Boulevard, the first thing you see is a wall of shelves fully stocked with fresh fruits and vegetables. The store is participating in the Healthy Corner Store Initiative, a pilot program in City Council District 3 aimed at increasing healthy [...]
We’re happy to be part of the Texas Department of Agriculture’s Summer Farm Fresh Program. It’s a fun way for our Wellness & Nutrition staff to bring locally grown produce to kids at our Summer meal sites. Even more fun, is teaching them to use these Texas Farm Fresh foods to have a more healthy life [...]
On May 7, several of the students of the San Antonio Food Bank culinary training program were able to showcase their talents for some of San Antonio's local restaurants. This is just one way students of our culinary program get an opportunity to find employment while completing their training. If you or anyone you [...]