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New food insecurity data show level of need in Rochester, other communities

 Newly released food insecurity statistics illustrate an overwhelming level of need within the City of Rochester, where many residents live in a household that struggles to feed everyone enough nutritious food.Feeding America’s annual Map the Meal Gap report¹, which studies … Continue reading

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Photos: Edible Education class plants flowers, herbs at school garden

Foodlink nutrition and gardening educators have been working with Education Success Network’s Neighborhood Arts program, which serves refugee youth in the Maplewood neighborhood, since January.On Tuesday, we planted flowers and herbs that they had sown indoors around the MyPlate garden … Continue reading

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Rural Urban Dinner raises $5K for Foodlink

Foodlink on Monday accepted a check for $5,103.72 at the Waterloo Rotary Club meeting in Seneca County. The generous donation was raised in April at the 48th annual Rural Urban Dinner at del Lago Resort. Traditionally, the annual event has raised … Continue reading

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Foodlink welcomes Harley students for an ‘Allergy-Friendly Cooking Challenge’

***Here’s the thing about crazy ideas. Sometimes, they just might work. What started as an annual food drive by the students at The Harley School transformed into something much bigger in 2018. Jes Scannell Rooks, a Harley parent and Foodlink’s Director of … Continue reading

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Kudos to Rep. John Katko for voting against the House Farm Bill

The House Farm Bill, which was projected to cut millions of people from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in the years ahead, failed when the House brought it to the floor for a vote Friday. The defeat was a victory … Continue reading

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