• Nov 07 2016

    Produce of the Month: Cauliflower

    Look below to find more info about cauliflower including: health benefits, general cooking tips and some of the best Food Bank recipes that include cauliflower. While white cauliflower is the most common variety, this cousin of broccoli comes in all different colors of the rainbow, from orange and purple to vibrant green.  So, why is...Read More

  • Nov 01 2016

    F.R.E.S.H. Bites Newsletter | November 2016

    You can read the latest stories and updates here or download PDF here.    

  • Oct 05 2016

    Produce of the Month: Broccoli

    Look below to find more info about broccoli including: health benefits, general cooking tips and some of the best Food Bank recipes that include fresh broccoli. Broccoli may not seem like a fall vegetable, with its bright green florets that look like little trees, but in Southwestern Pennsylvania, we actually get two seasons worth of...Read More

  • Sep 13 2016

    Produce of the Month: Sweet Corn

    Look below to find more info about corn including: health benefits, general cooking tips and corn recipes as well as information about the Food Bank’s gleaning program. Labor Day may have come and gone, but we still have a few weeks of summer left and there is still lots of fresh corn-on-the-cob to be had!...Read More

  • Jun 21 2016

    How One Dad is Helping Our Community

    “I truly believe that helping those in our community who need assistance is an obligation of our society.” -Dan McCaffrey This past weekend was Father’s Day, a day of golf and grilling, tools and ties. Our dads can be heroes, protectors, advice givers and champions. And come on, who doesn’t love a good dad joke?...Read More

  • May 17 2016

    COLD WAR KIDS HEADLINING FOOD BANK MUSIC FESTIVAL

    COLD WAR KIDS HEADLINING FOOD BANK MUSIC FESTIVAL National and local acts to #FeedMorewithmusic   DUQUESNE, PA (May 17, 2016) — Using music to mobilize the community to eliminate hunger, Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank announced the line-up for their July 17 Feed More Festival presented by People’s Natural Gas at Stage AE. Headlining the...Read More

  • Apr 19 2016

    Produce of the Month: Green Beans

    Look below to find more info about green beans including: health benefits, how to store, general cooking tips and green beans recipes. Health Benefits to Green Beans: Good source of vitamin K, which is necessary for blood clotting. Good source of vitamin C, which helps keep our bodies healthy. Good source of fiber, which helps regulate digestion processes and cholesterol levels. Good...Read More

  • Apr 05 2016

    Produce of the Month: Sweet Potatoes

      Look below to find more info about sweet potatoes including: health benefits, how to store, general cooking tips and sweet potato recipes. Health Benefits to Sweet Potatoes: Excellent source of vitamin A and C, which helps keep our bodies healthy and helps our vision. How to Store Sweet Potatoes: Store in a paper bag in a cool,...Read More

  • Mar 15 2016

    Produce of the Month: Lettuce

      Look below to find more info about romaine lettuce including: health benefits, how to store, general cooking tips and lettuce recipes. Health Benefits to Romaine Lettuce: Excellent source of vitamin K, which is necessary for blood clotting.  Excellent source of vitamin A, which helps keep our bodies healthy and helps our vision. Excellent source of folate, which helps our heart, brain...Read More

  • Mar 11 2016

    Recall of One Lot of Imperial Choice Mandarin Oranges Broken Segments in Light Syrup

    Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank is announcing a voluntary recall of one lot of Imperial Choice Mandarin Oranges Broken Segments in Light Syrup because some of the cans from this lot may leak, bulge, or burst open.  This recall affects only those cans marked with can code 4200/01029.  It does not affect cans marked with other...Read More

  • Mar 01 2016

    Produce of the Month: Collard Greens

      Collard greens often have a bad reputation for being tough, chewy and bitter. This is due to cooking them for too short of a time or without enough seasoning. Try one of these two recipes below-they are sure to change your opinion about these vitamin-packed greens. Look below to find more info about collard greens including: health benefits,...Read More

  • Feb 17 2016

    Produce of the Month: Bananas

      Everybody loves bananas but do not often cook with them. Here, we provide you with two creative banana recipes to impress your family with these potassium-packed fruits!  Look below to find more info about bananas including: health benefits, how to store, general cooking tips and banana recipes. Health Benefits to Bananas: Excellent source of potassium, which helps lower your blood...Read More