Arkansas Foodbank Announces Summer Feeding Sites

May 25th, 2021 – Arkansas Foodbank recently announced 11 summer feeding sites which will provide crucial nutrition during the summer months when school is not in session and children lose access to free meals. Most sites provide breakfast and lunch Monday through Friday. “Arkansas Foodbank is committed to ensuring that children have the food they … Continued

2021 Empty Bowls Volunteer Honoree: Brad Sweeney

Volunteers are the heartbeat of Arkansas Foodbank and each year, volunteers save the Foodbank hundreds of thousands of dollars. Instead of paying employees, that funding goes directly into ensuring our neighbors have food to feed their families. At the onset of the pandemic, volunteers were more valuable than ever because our pantries were pausing operations … Continued

Using SNAP Benefits at Your Local Farmers’ Market

Farmers’ Market Season With the arrival of spring, many local Arkansas Farmer’s Markets are kicking off their season, selling farm fresh produce and locally prepared foods. Did you know that some farmers’ market vendors accept SNAP benefits? These benefits help offset food costs for low-income families and provide access to fresh, nutritious food for Arkansas … Continued