MFB presents a new tool in the fight to provide universal access to healthy food for low-income, food-insecure families: Back Up Boxes 2.0. These updated versions of the Back Up Box launched at the start of the pandemic contain 30 pounds of nutritious, high quality foods for households enduring the long-term economic consequences of COVID-19.
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Farm to Food Bank coordinator Amy Cawley catches readers up on what has been an extremely busy fall season so far on Maryland’s Farms. She has been criss-crossing the state pairing gleaning volunteers with Farm to Food Bank partner farms, appearing on an agriculture podcast and doing everything she can to make sure that hungry Marylanders have year-round access to fresh and nutritious local produce.
In the first of a planned series of blog posts, Maryland Delegate and MFB Board Member Shaneka Henson shares her unique views on how hunger is holding down Maryland’s schoolchildren, and how statewide partnerships between the MFB and community institutions are helping break down the barriers preventing our children from thriving.
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