Canstruction Southwest Virginia

Canstruction, a creative and competitive event featuring massive sculptures built entirely from cans of food, is returning to southwest Virginia for the second year with an exhibition at Roanoke’s Taubman Museum of Art. Sculptures created with canned food – called “cansculptures” - will be on display from Friday, November 7th through Saturday, November 22nd. When the exhibit closes, cansculptures are dismantled and all of the cans go directly to Feeding America Southwest Virginia for distribution to people throughout our region that struggle with hunger - just in time for the Thanksgiving season. New this year, collection bins will be placed inside the Taubman Museum throughout the entire Canstruction SWVA exhibit to accept donations of additional cans of food from the public. Find out more about […]

Canstruction is art you can eat

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Craftsmen’s Classic Art & Craft Festival

Craftsmen’s Classic returns to the Roanoke Civic Center The award-winning Craftsmen’s Fall Classic Art and Craft Festival will return to the Roanoke Civic Center, October 10th-12th. The event will bring together hundreds of the nation’s finest artists and craftsmen, presenting thousands of their original works in pottery, jewelry, fine art, glass, baskets, wood, photography, clothing, […]

Outnumber Hunger in Southwest Virginia!

Now through January 31, 2015   Outnumber Hunger is the perfect way for Southwest Virginia residents to get involved and support our own communities. By simply entering a special code on participating General Mills products and including your local zip code, you can ensure the donation made by General Mills will go directly to Feeding […]

Outnumber Hunger - Help Feed Local Families

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Virginia Association of Broadcasters “Feeding Virginia”

Charlottesville, Va. – June 05, 2014 – The Virginia Association of Broadcasters (VAB) today announced a year-long campaign to support all seven regional food banks in Virginia by raising funds and increasing donations of food.  The campaign, Feeding Virginia, will begin July 1 and will be supported by more than 150 local radio and television stations […]

2014 USDA Agency Training – June 16th

Annual USDA Agency training will be held at the Salem Distribution Center on: Monday, June 16th Session 1:  10 am Session 2:  2 pm Please click on the Website link located in the Details box below to register ( or call Agency Relations to RSVP for the session you would like to attend.) Room space […]