2018 isn’t over yet, but with the year preparing to turn, you and those close to you may have started to think about what 2019 might hold. For the Food Share, 2019 means making use of the new kitchen for educational programming covering topics such as food preparation and preservation—by members, for members. For me, […]
St. Johns Food Share News
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Garlic Scapes Those of you who garden are probably very familiar with the garlic scapes that mature in the summer. If you are not a gardener, and have never lived with a gardener, than you might have met these odd spear like curlicues when they appeared in the food share with some confusion. Garlic scapes […]
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 […]
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, […]