2020 Census Day

  In the midst of all that is happening right now, you may have forgotten that the 2020 Census is happening. Today is Census Day, so we wanted to take a moment to share with you the importance, now more than ever, that everyone in Arkansas be counted.  Arkansas gets much needed funding for things … Continued

Keeping your produce safe during COVID-19

Right now, people are eating meals at home more than ever, but may have questions about fresh produce at this time. Here are some great tips for keeping your fresh produce safe! COVID-19 is primarily transmitted through the air, via contact with an infected person’s body fluids (from coughing or sneezing) or from contact with … Continued

“Nudging” Healthy Choices

This past fall, through support from Feeding America and the Cargill Foundation, the Arkansas Foodbank participated in a pilot program to expand or implement at least two nudge interventions at selected partner pantries. You may be asking yourself, what is a nudge? Feeding America defines a “nudge” as a subtle environment change in a food … Continued

Creating Healthier Pantries

  According to a recent Hunger and Health report from Food Research & Action Center (FRAC)1 we know that food insecurity and health issues often go hand-in-hand. For that reason, the Arkansas Foodbank is working together with key organizations and partners to address food insecurity while promoting health. Thanks to generous support from Ambetter from … Continued