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March 26: WSU chefs part of food bank fundraiser challenge

PULLMAN, Wash. – Matthew Lasof, executive chef for Washington State University Dining Services at Northside Café, will compete against two other local chefs in the Community Action Center’s Chef’s Challenge at 5 p.m. Sunday, March 26, at the Gladish Community Center. » More …

Oct. 28: Community garden presentation canceled

By Kate Halstead, WSU Extension

tomatoesEVERETT, Wash. – This event has been canceled and may be rescheduled for the spring.

The desire to eat healthy and help local food banks has prompted many neighborhoods to start community gardens. But some struggle to attract volunteers and keep going. A director of a successful garden will speak about the project 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28, at the Washington State University Snohomish County Extension Cougar Auditorium in McCollum Park, 600 128th St. SE, Everett. » More …

Through Dec. 19: Tri-Cities taking food donations for students

By Madison Rosenbaum, WSU Tri-Cities communications intern

cougarcupboard-logoRICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University Tri-Cities is accepting food donations through Dec. 19 for the Cougar Cupboard, a food bank specifically designed for students on the campus. » More …

Pullman Food Bank benefits from FacOps food drive

PULLMAN – WSU Facility Operations held a food drive to benefit the Pullman Food Bank. To encourage donations, FacOps turned the food drive into a contest among each of their units. Employees from each unit could donate food and the unit that donated the most pounds of food per person would have a pizza party on Jan. 19, hosted by all the losing unit managers and directors.The FacOps storeroom crew brought in a the most food, an averaged amount of 673.5 pounds.  A total of 2,579.5 pounds in food were collected and donated to the Food Bank. This year’s total surpassed previous years by 2000 … » More …