Food for Thought Blog

August 26, 2019Food

Eggplant

Eggplant’s spongy texture becomes soft and creamy once cooked. The purple skin contains anthocyanin, the same antioxidant that gives blueberries its “superfood” status.

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August 21, 2019Food

Green Beans

Green beans are easily available in Ontario fresh, canned or frozen. They have a crisp, fresh taste and are a good source of vitamins A, C, K and fibre.

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August 21, 2019Food

Spinach

Spinach is a dark, leafy green that can be eaten raw or cooked. Fresh, frozen or canned spinach is packed with nutrients and excellent sources of Vitamin A, C, K and Folate.

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August 9, 2019Stories

Wendi Campbell: My First Food Drive

People have been doing things to support the less fortunate in our communities for hundreds of years – churches have hosted dinners, neighbours have delivered food baskets, poor houses were opened in the dark ages to curtail rioting in the streets, governments found short term solutions that worked for some while many more struggled.

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July 29, 2019Awareness

The Food Bank Awarded “Capacity Building Grant”

The Food Bank of Waterloo Region was awarded a 2018 Capacity Building Grant from Feed Ontario and Whole Food Markets. The grant provides food banks in Ontario with funding to grow their capacity to accept, store and distribute fresh food to adults and children living with hunger.

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