The most recent dish I prepared using items from the food share was not a success. It was fine, I ate it, but it was nothing to write home about (and I write home regularly). The fault most likely lies somewhere between the recipe I chose, and my own limited familiarity with the item […]
St. Johns Food Share News
Stay up-to-date on news from the store in St. Johns as well as our community events, upcoming meetings, volunteer training, member activities and community outreach efforts.
Barely half way into our 30th Anniversary Year, St. Johns Food Share made history. Our first community-based fundraiser raised $14,470 from members, individuals, businesses and faith-based organizations. This Bridging The Gap campaign engaged dozens of Food Share members working together to raise funds in person, by phone, on foot and online. We exceeded our goal […]
Insta-pickles! If you are like me, you open your fridge at the end of the week, and find what appears to be a very random assortment of vegetables. You swear you had a plan, and yet no perfect meal reveals itself. Soup season is over, so what is a person to do with those carrots, […]
While shopping at the Food Share last week, my room mate and I snagged a bag of wheat berries. I was absolutely convinced I had cooked with them before, but when I got home, not a single one of my cookbooks included a relevant recipe. A quick poll of my friends revealed that none of […]
If you have experience cooking with hot peppers, you probably added this week’s habaneros to your shopping bag without a second thought. Personally, I have very limited experience cooking with hot peppers, and hesitated before deciding to give it a go. In addition to ensuring access to fresh produce, the Food Share works to decrease […]