Author: Savannah Evans

SLO Food Bank receives 10,260 pounds of fair meat thanks to our community

After going completely virtual with last year’s livestock auction, the California Mid-State Fair was excited to hold the Junior Livestock Auction in person this July.  This event affords children of… Read more »

Grocery Outlet Bargain Market’s Annual Independence from Hunger Campaign to benefit SLO Food Bank

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SAN LUIS OBSIPO, July 15th – Local San Luis Obispo Grocery Outlet Bargain Market’s Independence from Hunger Campaign is underway and benefits the SLO Food Bank. Throughout July, shoppers can… Read more »

SLO County Organizations Promote Health Benefits of California Grown Produce

Efforts will increase local produce access and education in underserved communities and local school districts. San Luis Obispo, CA – May 5, 2021 – SLO Food Bank, Slow Money San… Read more »

Major Heidi Harmon and Union’s United Raise Funds for the SLO Food Bank

SLO City Major Heidi Harmon and Union’s United Raise More Than $71,000 for the SLO Food Bank in Combined Matching Campaign San Luis Obispo, February 4, 2021 – With hunger… Read more »

Body Positivity and Nutrition: All Bodies Are Good Bodies

The body positivity revolution is challenging societal norms and emphasizing the importance of self-love and body acceptance. Remember the joy and confidence we had as children, embracing ourselves with complete… Read more »

Deceased Board Member Hugh Pitts Inspires Continued Support

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In times of need, one individual’s actions can inspire others to come together and make a significant impact. Such is the story of the revival of turkey donations to the… Read more »

Nutrition for Flu Season

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Every year, flu season comes with the cold weather. Unfortunately, flu season doesn’t take a break for the holidays, school, or work. It is therefore more important than ever to… Read more »

The SLO Food Bank Receives 48,000 lb of Fair Meat Despite Fair 2020 Cancellation

Summer on the Central Coast looked very different in 2020 as our community canceled many iconic events and gatherings, including the California Mid State Fair. In years past, we enjoyed… Read more »

Exploring the Link Between Mental Health and Nutrition: A Guide to Eating for Optimal Well-being

In this blog, we will explore the connection between mental health and nutrition and how your diet can impact your emotions. Are you feeling more anxious, stressed, or depressed recently?… Read more »

Food Resources in San Miguel: Feeding People in North County

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The SLO Food Bank is the only countywide source of nutritious food for people in need, providing food resources in San Miguel, as well as ranging from Cambria to Nipomo… Read more »