We often think of donating non-perishable food items to food banks, but neglect the importance of fresh produce. Fresh produce has a direct correlation to better health and more active lifestyles. Being on a tight budget can quickly nix a healthy lifestyle and more often than not, food insecure families do not have healthy food. In many food-insecure families, cheaper food becomes necessary to stay within budget. Those cheaper foods lack the nutritional benefits that fresh p
At the Community Food Warehouse of Mercer County, the need to recognize our community’s children who struggle with hunger during the summer is important.
While activism during the winter months is at an all-time high, too often we forget about the children who will go without once school is dismissed for the summer. When nearly 300,000 children nationwide are reliant on lunch programs that are either free or reduced, the lack of programs during the summer greatly aff