We will be cooking, playing, lounging, and blogging from the home front this weekend with the exception of a quick trip to the Sunset Valley Farmer’s Market and our new pre-Thanksgiving tradition – The Austin Empty Bowl Project. The beautiful bowls we selected last year were the perfect addition to our traditionally, humble meal and a constant reminder that we have chosen the right community to raise our family in. Please make your way out […]
If you stepped foot inside a grocery store in the month of January in Austin, then you should have noticed the pre-packed bags of food that were available for purchase and donation at area H-E-B, Central Market and Randalls stores. The results of the massive Souper Bowl of Caring effort are in – 835,000 pounds of food (at last count)! They’ve run out of room at the Capital Area Food Bank‘s 60,000 square foot warehouse, […]
» Central Texas Wildfire Relief Update Capital Area Food Bank of Texas Blog. I’ve never ever done this before, but thought it important to get this blog post in front of as many eyes as possible.
The Austin Food Blogger’s Alliance is partnering up with the Capital Area Food Bank to raise awareness around the programs they offer and SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), the newly branded federal food stamp program that helps low-income families with the increasingly difficult task of putting food on the table when your week’s pay isn’t enough. I’ll be focusing on how to stretch SNAP-approved, produce dollars alongside inexpensive pantry staples to produce hearty meals that fill the […]