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Foodlink submits public comment in opposition to proposed SNAP changes

Foodlink submitted the following public comment on a proposed rule by the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) that would limit states’ ability to waive time-limits connected to eligibility for the Supplemental Nutrition … Continue reading

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Foodlink Fellows win friendly competition before leaving for Wegmans

The final day at Foodlink was a victorious one for the inaugural class of the Foodlink Career Fellowship. To cap off the third quarter of Foodlink’s new culinary training program, the kitchen hosted a friendly competition between the Fellowship and … Continue reading

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Report shows nearly one-third of New York adults eat no fruits or vegetables

The New York State Department of Health (DOH) recently announced the release of a new report that showed about one-third of adults (31.2%) in New York consume no fruits or vegetables per day. The report, Percentage of Adults Who Consume … Continue reading

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‘SNAP Gap’ distributions reach more than 12,000 people

Last month, Foodlink partnered with the United Way of Greater Rochester and several community partners to hold additional food distributions to help those impacted by the federal government shutdown earlier this year. The early release of February SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition … Continue reading

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Fellows land externships at area Wegmans

The inaugural class members of the Foodlink Career Fellowship were notified Monday of their acceptance into externships at various Wegmans stores and restaurants. After a lengthy interview process on March 6, seven Fellows received their official acceptance letters when they … Continue reading

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