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It’s butternut squash season! Here’s what you need to know

By Martha WasserbauerFoodlink dietetic intern from Cornell University With the fall season in full swing, a variety of colorful squashes, gourds, and pumpkins can be found at most markets in the area. Winter squash and pumpkins are often used as decorations to … Continue reading

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Annual produce & protein distribution: By the numbers

Each year, Foodlink provides a free holiday produce and protein distribution to about 100 local emergency food providers. Our warehouse is filling up with mountains of hearty, fall produce and we’re ready to start delivering orders. Here’s a breakdown of what … Continue reading

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Foodlink provides welcome baskets for families that fled Puerto Rico for Rochester

When a natural disaster strikes, it’s common for food banks to mobilize to meet the rising food needs of a community as rebuilding efforts get underway and lives get pieced back together. The devastation in Puerto Rico has resulted in a … Continue reading

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Foodlink’s Lexington Avenue Urban Farm vandalized

Foodlink staff, volunteers and gardeners are assessing the damage done this past weekend to the Lexington Avenue Urban Farm, Foodlink’s community garden in northwest Rochester. Between Friday night and Saturday morning (Oct. 13-14), vandals apparently broke in and vandalized the 1.3-acre … Continue reading

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Foodlink partners with MCC, Chamber for workforce training program

MCC’s Corporate College, the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce and Foodlink have teamed up to provide power industrial vehicle training and evaluation this fall to better prepare folks to advance their careers or obtain employment in regional warehouse and manufacturing … Continue reading

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