Programs

Summer Learning in the Garden

As we settle into summer, you may be wondering how to keep your kids busy and engaged during their time out of school. Gardening is a great way to incorporate…

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Young Hunger Fighters Celebrate Innovative and Successful School Year

The North Texas Food Bank is dedicated to inspiring the next generation of hunger fighters. The Young Advocates Council (YAC) is an opportunity to engage dedicated and entrepreneurial high school…

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Spring Recipe: Blueberry Zucchini Muffins

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a time to bring attention to mental health and its critical role in our overall health and wellness. According to Mental Health America, nearly…

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Celebrating & Nourishing Seniors in North Texas

The high costs of daily living in North Texas have strained budgets, especially for seniors in our community – many of whom are on fixed incomes. According to research from…

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NTFB Volunteers Share Their “Why”

We commemorated Volunteer Appreciation Week last week with daily social media posts highlighting some of our incredible and dedicated volunteers. As we wrap up Volunteer Appreciation Month here at the…

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Volunteer Appreciation Month Spotlight: Jan’s Garden Volunteers

Volunteers are always an integral part of a non-profit, and Jan’s Garden at the North Texas Food Bank is no different. When the volunteer program for the NTFB Garden Programs…

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NTFB Nudge Pantries: Making the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice

March is National Nutrition Month, an annual campaign established by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Throughout the month, people are encouraged to “learn about making informed food choices and…

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Save Space with Square-Foot Gardening

February is a great time to plan a spring garden, as many produce types can be planted by transplant or seed beginning this month. However, if space is a concern,…

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Families and Food Bank Brace for Expiration of SNAP Emergency Allotments

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), also known as food stamps, provides financial assistance to help low-income individuals and families purchase food. It is considered the nation’s first line of…

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Winter Recipe: Roasted Beet Salad

This winter recipe to kick off 2023, Roasted Beet Salad, might sound like something you are more likely to eat in the spring or summer. But many vegetables are actually…

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