Category "Information about Food Security"
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March is Nutrition Month!
March is Nutrition Month, and we’re happy to celebrate it! Nutrition is always our focus at the Richmond Food Bank- we work hard to make sure we’re offering healthy, nutritious food to the people we serve. We aim to ensure that 1/3 of what we give out is fresh fruits and vegetables, and purchase fresh…Read More
How to Read Best Before Dates
There is a lot of confusion around best before dates, expiry dates, and food safety, and justifiably so- there are many different codes and symbols used. We hope that this post will answer your questions: Best Before Dates: Best before dates are only required on products with a shelf life of less than 90 days,…Read More
Poverty and Health
This important podcast from the CBC investigates the link between health outcomes and socio-economic factors, especially income level. What they discover matches what we hear from the people we serve. Many of our neighbours in need suffer from illness or/and mental health issues and take longer to recover from illness. That is why we focus…Read More