What It’s Really Like to Cook on a Food Stamp Budget

What do you really know about SNAP and food insecurity? Here are 6 things that will open your eyes. “In 2013, 49.1 million Americans lived in households struggling with hunger, a stark number which includes 15.8 million children and 4.8 million seniors. Food insecurity is a daily reality for about one in seven households. So why […]

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Stamp Out Hunger 2015 – Results!

Local letter carriers collect over 264,000 pounds of food for the hungry during the Stamp Out Hunger campaign!   On Saturday, May 9th, the letter carriers of NALC Local Branch 524 collected 264,257 pounds of food from residents along their postal routes during the annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive. The National Association of Letter […]

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Sinkland Farms Wine & Beer Festival

Sinkland Farms links with IDA and Feeding America to promote “Drink Local, Eat Local, Buy Local”, the perfect theme for blending great music with Virginia’s best craft beers and unique wine blends. The festival will benefit Feeding America Southwest Virginia and the Intellectual Disabilities Agency of the New River Valley (IDANRV).   The Sinkland Farms […]

Eat Better for Less Workshop

As part of their “Money Smart Week” series, Bank on Roanoke Valley will be offering a free workshop that will teach how to eat better for less through planning, shopping, and cooking. By the end of this workshop, participants will learn how to eat better for less through planning, shopping, and cooking. This workshop will […]

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