Growing for Good

One core value has driven Rich Andrews for his entire career: the health of our planet is worth fighting for.  As a kid, he didn’t think of his family’s farm in eastern Kansas as much more than a beautiful playground. But as he got older and pursued a career in chemical engineering, agriculture became ...

2022-07-07T15:39:47-06:00July 6, 2022|Impact Stories|

Battling the Stigma Within

When Amanda first stepped foot inside a food pantry, her feelings of relief were stifled by a looming sense of defeat.  The relief was easy enough to understand. With her shopping cart full, Amanda no longer needed to worry about what her family would eat that week. The defeat, however, was more complicated. It ...

2022-07-07T15:38:21-06:00July 6, 2022|Impact Stories|

Feeding Children is a Work of Heart

How one school district is working to end childhood hunger The past two years have been a crash course in crisis response. With unprecedented circumstances came a sweeping effort from our medical community, government institutions, and non-profit sector to keep families and businesses afloat. From this incredible response, one unexpected player emerged holding ...

2022-05-06T10:26:11-06:00May 6, 2022|Impact Stories|

Let’s Talk About Food Waste

Everyone's been there: it's time to clean out your refrigerator, and as you work your way through the back of the fridge, you discover long-forgotten sauces, vegetables, or leftovers that sadly are well past their prime. The average American household wastes $1,866 worth of food annually. Still, your walk of shame from the refrigerator ...

2022-04-08T16:26:34-06:00April 8, 2022|Hunger 101|

Relax Your “Hurry-Up”

Written by Susanne Menge for Community Food Share. You can also watch our interview with Susanne by clicking here. I never imagined I would be on the receiving end of Community Food Share. On a warm summer day in 2021, I awoke with a sense of foreboding. Instead of looking forward to ...

2022-02-03T14:57:09-07:00February 3, 2022|Impact Stories|