Farm to Food Bank Demonstration Series Wraps Up! Many thanks are in order to the chefs and farmers who made our first summer series of "Farm to Food Bank" a success. We had the following farms, organizations, & growers provide fresh, local produce for our demonstrations: Runner Bean Ranch, Johnson Cooperative, Backyard Harvest, Washington State University Organic Farm, Erik Landry, as [...]
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Fall Food Demonstrations: Skill Sharing For Our Community We hold monthly Senior Skill Sharing demonstrations on several days during Food Bank hours. If you have skills related to food and would like to lead our October "Healthy Breakfast Ideas" demonstration or develop a demo for the 2018 schedule, contact us to participate! See schedule below: Thursday October [...]
CAC will host a Molina representative in our lobby for the next three months. She will answer any questions you may have and help you sign up assistance. Come learn more about Molina Healthcare and how it can benefit your family. She will be here on Thursday, September 28th from 4 pm to 6 pm; [...]
Come learn more about Molina Healthcare and how it can benefit your family. Molina Healthcare information will be set up in the Community Action Center lobby with a representative ready to answer any questions you may have and help sign up families that are interested on August 9, 2017 from 11:00 am - 1:00 [...]
On July 27, an abundance of zucchini and broccoli from the WSU Organic Farm was used in a delicious demonstration. The food was as great tasting as it was local. This is the time of year when items like zucchini can be so plentiful that people may be at a loss as to what to [...]
This Summer, come join a new fitness program at the Community Action Center that ties in closely with the already-existing nutrition program! Throughout June, July, August, a series of fitness experts from the community will visit to talk and lead activities. Some of the formats we have covered so far include yoga, boot camp, and [...]
Growing zucchini is straight-forward and very rewarding. Soon enough, you’ll have more zucchini than you know what to do with! Have no fear – zucchini is more versatile than we sometimes think. It is delicious sautéed in a pan with some vegetable oil (for extra flavor, toss it in a bowl with Italian salad dressing [...]
Garlic is easy to grow in the Palouse - all you have to do is pop a large clove in some dirt during fall, November at the latest. Last year we got ours in around November 1st! Garlic can survive freezing temperatures if planted in fall, since the roots will have time to [...]
Farm to Food Bank Demonstrations: Summer in the Kitchen! Community Action Center is happy to announce a new program during the summer called “Farm to Food Bank”. These demonstrations allow us to use our kitchen in a fun and new way during the summer, where local cooks will demonstrate recipes with locally grown fresh produce. [...]
Kale Harvest Ready! Kale is an easy-to-grow addition to many wonderful meals. It can be grown outdoors in raised beds, in the ground, in just about any way that you can imagine. It should be no problem finding the perfect fit for your situation. It can be planted any time from early spring to [...]