‘F.E.A.S.T.’ fundraiser a huge success in its first year

What a F.E.A.S.T.! The inaugural F.E.A.S.T. in the Heart of the Finger Lakes was held April 24, welcoming an enthusiastic — and hungry — crowd to The Cracker Factory in Geneva. The Foodlink fundraiser was championed and organized by Chef Samantha Buyskes of H.J. Stead Co. and 3 Brothers Wineries.  More than 200 people, including […]

Foodlink, anti-hunger advocates react to House Farm Bill

On Thursday, the long-awaited House Farm Bill, entitled the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, was released by House Agriculture Chairman Mike Conaway (R-TX). As expected, the House’s version of this vital piece of legislation, which typically is reauthorized every five years, took aim at cutting and restructuring the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly called food […]

Cocktails for a cause: ‘Pair and share’ event raises funds for Foodlink

Throughout the month of April, the gracious folks at Woodford Reserve (a brand of Kentucky straight bourbon whiskey) have linked up with some outstanding local restaurants and bars for what they are calling a “Pair and Share” fundraiser.  For every designated Woodford cocktail sold at participating establishments for the month of April, Woodford Reserve will […]

Blaze Pizza celebrates new store in Henrietta, pledges Grand Opening sales to Foodlink!

Order some pizza. Name your price. Support Foodlink. (Then eat the pizza.) Pretty simple, right? Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza has announced the Grand Opening celebration of its new Henrietta store, and has graciously selected Foodlink as the local beneficiary for its “Donation Day” event. Blaze Pizza is a community-minded organization that makes it a point to […]