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Workforce Development: Providing Pathways Out of Hunger

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May 9, 2019

FoodWorks Culinary Training Program is Transforming Lives in Maryland

FoodWorks, the Maryland Food Bank’s 12-week culinary training program, offers a fresh start to individuals in Maryland. During the program, students develop job readiness skills, receive their ServSafe Manager Certification, and get workplace training — all while converting fresh produce into healthy meals for our hungry neighbors.

June 30, 2018

Nutrition Matters: Insights from Kathy Egan

Nutrition matters. It’s that simple. A diet that supplies the body with the right vitamins, minerals, and nutrients is the foundation of a healthy lifestyle and allows people to achieve their full potential. In this series of blog posts, our resident nutritionist Kathy Egan (RDN, LD, MEd) will explore how the Maryland Food Bank is helping ensure that food-insecure Marylanders have consistent access to healthy foods and understand the importance of nutrition in their lives.

October 12, 2017

Gleaning Wisdom: Thanks for a Great Season

While I had thought that the previous blog was going to be my last one for this season, so much has happened that I wanted to share it with you. And I also wanted to say thanks to some special people that have helped to make the Farm to Food Bank Program so successful.

September 21, 2017

Gleaning Wisdom: End of Season Notes

As the growing season begins to wind down, it’s a good time to reflect on what we’ve been able to accomplish for hungry Marylanders so far, and look ahead to what happens the rest of the year.

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