food bank

WSU organic farm offers food bank patrons fresh choices

By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – More than 4,000 pounds of certified-organic student-grown produce from Washington State University’s Eggert Family Organic Farm has been provided to 13 food pantries in Whitman County this year to feed hundreds of families in need.

Oct. 28: Community garden presentation canceled

By Kate Halstead, WSU Extension EVERETT, 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 […]

WSU community enriches holiday for children, families

By Rebecca Phillips, University Communications PULLMAN, Wash. – Bright yellow walls and a cartoon painting of Shrek are all that remain of the old Pullman Video Quest. Instead of movie rentals, the former store shelves are lined with canned vegetables and boxed dinners. Off to the side, a 20-foot table sags under the weight of […]

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 […]