Arkansas Foodbank’s Day of Giving Returns on April 8th

After a record year of food distribution in 2020, the entire Arkansas Foodbank staff would agree that our accomplishments during the pandemic were only possible because of PEOPLE LIKE YOU. Donors gave more. Volunteers worked mobile distributions. Staff put in overtime to pack boxes. Retail partners helped us fill the gaps. Partner agencies had to … Continued

National Nutrition Month Recipe: Healthier Pasta

For many of us, there are elements of food that are comforting. Take your favorite pasta dish for example – while comforting, it’s also convenient to make because the turnaround time is usually 15-20 minutes. Oftentimes however, dishes like this can be loaded with hidden sugar and sodium, suddenly making it a not-so-healthy dinner option. … Continued

National Nutrition Month: Barriers to Nutrition Security

This year’s theme for National Nutrition Month highlights the fact that there isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach to nutrition and health. We know this is true – because we are all unique with different bodies, goals and backgrounds. We recognize that when it comes to accessibility and availability of foods that support healthy eating, there are … Continued

National Nutrition Month Recipe: Meatless Chili

Need a nutritious and budget-friendly recipe? Look no further than this delicious, vegetarian chili recipe! It’s packed full of heart-healthy foods, accessible for our gluten-free friends and takes less than 30 minutes to prepare. Even better – our chili’s ingredients cost less than $4 to create – that’s roughly $0.60 per serving! What you need: … Continued