For Dover resident Jen Bradley, attending the Food Bank of Delaware’s Culinary School in Milford is a step toward fulfilling a lifelong dream. “I always wanted to be a chef. It’s my ultimate dream. Cooking is my passion,” she said.
The Culinary School is a 14-week program for unemployed, under employed, ex-offenders, individuals with disabilities and those in career transition....
Kid C.H.E.F. program teaches healthy eating patterns
Learning can be fun and very tasty too! Just ask the 14 kids – ages 8 -12 enrolled in the Kid C.H.E.F. program at the Laurel Public Library.
Kid C.H.E.F., one of the Food Bank of Delaware’s Child Nutrition Education Programs, promotes low-budget, healthy eating behaviors. The series of one-hour classes offers incentives for children to try new foods while...
Food Bank opens new farm stand in Newark
By Kate Grabowski, Communications Intern
The Food Bank of Delaware has experienced immense change in the last year. From opening the new facility at 222 Lake Drive to launching the Discover Café, the Food Bank seems to have endless new initiatives, their farm stand being their latest.
The farm stand at the Food Bank of Delaware in Newark is the place...
Food Lion Offers Customers an Opportunity to Gain Free Admittance to Delaware State Fair during “Food Lion Feeds Hunger Relief Day” on July 22
Food Lion, the Delaware State Fair and the Food Bank of Delaware announced today that the eighth annual “Food Lion Feeds Hunger Relief Day” will take place on Monday, July 22 at the Delaware State Fair.
Fair attendees who bring five Food Lion brand canned or boxed goods will in exchange receive free gate admittance to the Delaware State Fair...
Culinary School Spotlight: Glenn Coleman
Glenn Coleman and his Newark culinary school classmates are currently in week ten of their 14 week training program.
The Culinary School is part of the Food Bank of Delaware's workforce development initiative and provides valuable job training to adults. The 14-week program includes 12 weeks of hands-on training in basic and high-end kitchen skills, safe food handling and life...
Annual CANgineering competition brings in more than 38,000 pounds of food
Last month 12 Delaware businesses competed to see who could build Delaware's best structure made from nonperishable food items! The judges have tallied the scores and determined the following winners! Thank you to all who participated!
Best Use of Labels: Chase - WCCBest Use of Food Bank's Most-Needed Items
AND the Bounty Award for most pounds collected
with 9,921 pounds: Capital One
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