Perdue Presents Truck to Food Bank

Perdue Farms, along with the Harry K Foundation, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Acme, presented a brand-new refrigerated truck to the Food Bank of Delaware yesterday as part of the “Drive Out Hunger” truck challenge grant. The Franklin P. and Arthur W. Perdue Foundation, the charitable giving arm of Perdue Farms, presented […]

Grant Helps Fight Local Hunger

The Food Bank of Delaware today announced that it has received a grant from The Kraft Heinz Company Foundation to help fight hunger and improve nutrition among children in Delaware. Funds from The Kraft Heinz Company Foundation will be used to support the Food Bank of Delaware’s Backpack Program for kids. “The Food Bank of […]

Food Bank announces catering services

The Food Bank of Delaware announced today a new way to both feed and educate Delawareans. Through its Delaware Food Works workforce development initiative, the Food Bank is now providing catering to the public. Delaware Food Works mission is to eliminate food insecurity through workforce development, social entrepreneurship and small business incubation. The catering social […]

Delmarva Grow Label Promotes Local

by Terry Rogers   The Delmarva Farmers Union recently launched the Certified Delmarva Grown Label which is designed to let customers know that the products sold on farms or at farmers markets are actually grown and raised on Delmarva. The label was implemented this spring so that people know they the peaches, corn or eggs […]

Southern Grille Makeover Courtesy of “Restaurant Impossible”

by Terry Rogers On August 28 and 29, Robert Irvine, host of the Food Network show “Restaurant Impossible” visited Ellendale to help the owners of the Southern Grille improve their location. The famous chef brought in a builder and designer and, with the help of hundreds of volunteers, remodeled the interior and worked with the […]

Backyard BBQ Secrets from Mule Run Meats

As we continue to enjoy summer, the smell of backyard cookouts fill the skies. As your family prepares to gather around the grill, it can be challenging to find food that is fresh that contains no harmful chemicals. Living in an agriculture community in Delaware, families are fortunate to have a local alternative to the […]

Hunger Relief Day at Fair, July 22

Food Lion, the Delaware State Fair and the Food Bank of Delaware announced today that the eighth annual “Food Lion Feeds Hunger Relief Day” will take place on Monday, July 22 at the Delaware State Fair. Fair attendees who bring five Food Lion brand canned or boxed goods will in exchange receive free gate admittance […]

Plant a Row for the Hungry

For most Delawareans, one of the joys of summer is freshly harvested fruits and vegetables – strawberries, tomatoes, green beans, watermelon and more. But for residents living with food insecurity, seasonal produce may not be available or affordable. Here’s how you can help: Plant a Row for the Hungry. Residents who are planting a garden, […]

Mediterranean Restaurant to Open Downtown

by Terry Rogers Poncho and Lisa Johnson say that they never considered opening a restaurant in Milford. However, when Abbott’s Grill announced they would be closing, their phone started ringing off the hook. “All we heard was “why not take over that location?” So, we went and looked at it,” Ms. Johnson said. “The building […]

Culinary School students begin new chapter

Eleven members of The Culinary School at the Food Bank of Delaware celebrated their achievements today during a graduation ceremony for the 24th class at the Food Bank’s Milford facility. The new graduates are: Keya Butcher, Isela Cordero, Dale Costen, Miles Footerman, Dashunda Harmon, Rovina Hill, Kameron Mason, Taylor Mereider, Gordon Pruitt, Vanessa Singletary, and […]

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