Morgan Stanley Foundation Awards Grant to Arkansas Foodbank

Morgan Stanley Check Presentation on June 14,2019.   The Arkansas Foodbank is happy to announce a new grant from the Morgan Stanley Foundation to support  our fresh produce program.  The funds will be used to increase our ability to access, transport and store fresh produce and provide fruits and vegetables for families in need. The … Continued

Tyson Awards Arkansas Foodbank Grant for Mobile Pantries

  Building stronger, healthier communities is a commitment Tyson Foods and the Arkansas Foodbank takes very seriously. That’s why we’re so proud to announce a $40,560 grant from Tyson to increase access to nutritious food through Mobile Pantries in Jefferson County. Arkansas consistently ranks as one of the most food insecure states in the nation. … Continued

Registered Dietitian Day

Every year, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics celebrates Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day in March, during National Nutrition Month. Registered Dietitians are the nation’s food and nutrition experts, committed to improving the health of their patients, clients and communities. This year, over 100 dietitians gathered at the State Capitol to receive the National Nutrition Month/RDN … Continued

Choose Whole Grains

Now-a-days, carbohydrates seem to be a public enemy. However, it is important to note that the amount of carbohydrate in the diet is as equally important as the type of carbohydrate. Many people are confused about carbohydrates, because they are found in a wide array of both healthy and unhealthy foods. The healthiest sources of carbohydrates, unprocessed or … Continued