Since 1998, the Food Bank's Fresh Produce Program has provided fresh local produce to neighbors in need while helping farmers recoup costs from food that is edible but not sellable.
Jacqueline uses our Mobile Kitchen Kits to teach children all about healthy foods and how to prepare them. Even the vegetable lesson was a hit!
My name is Jenny Ryan and I am the new Nutrition Education Coordinator. I am excited to be out with the neighbors we serve to showcase easy low-cost recipes across our 34 counties.
When invited to tour the Raleigh Branch facility, my answer was obviously, heck yes!
Each week our Allscripts Teaching Kitchen hosts nutrition education cooking classes (taught in both English and Spanish) for low-income families. Many of the women in the classes are single mothers working their way out of very tough situations. When they come to the Food Bank, they learn how to prepare different dishes that include healthy [...]
March is National Nutrition Month. Here at the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina, it’s also the anniversary of when we hired our first Nutrition Education Manager: Sara Clement, RD, LDN. In March 2017 Sara joined our new Community Health and Engagement Department, and quickly set to work infusing health and nutrition into [...]
Hi, I'm Sara, and I am so excited to join the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina as the Nutrition Education Manager! I have been a Registered Dietitian for five years and had a variety of experiences in WIC, School Nutrition, and with Cooperative Extension. I’m the newest member to Food Bank CENC’s [...]
By Jessica Ledbetter, Sandhills Branch Outreach Coordinator Cooking can be an intimidating skill to learn, and making nutritious, well-balanced meals every day can be time-consuming. Many of the families we serve work long hours to provide for their children and themselves, sometimes working two or three jobs to pay the bills, and they don’t always [...]