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Connecting With Families: Our Local Food Bank

Lady cleaning utensils

Virginia Moimoi helped design our first classes at the Ferndale Food bank.

We started cooking with families of the Ferndale Food Bank a year ago and it has led to “The Meal of the Month” program. This is a great way to connect with families about food and meal planning. And it is even more important that clients have an opportunity to share their ideas which makes cooking a “shared experience.”

A tip of the funding hat goes out to the Community Food Coop  for making this program possible.

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Food Bank Cook-In: A Saturday Delight


Freshly ground spices add to the flavor of skillet meals.


We held our first Ferndale Food Bank cook-in featuring a meal of the month.  It was so much fun sharing ideas that we failed to notice the busy activity in the food bank or how cramped we were in our 8 X 14 room. Now if you think you need a commercial kitchen to work in, you are mistaken. All you need is a sink, counter space, small appliances and delightful people willing to roll up their sleeves and cook. We found out that: Continue reading