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Local food on the menu not just for the halibut

...budget and become permanent."Thanks to such funding and the resources made available, Fish to Schools and local food programs are sweeping the state. Juneau has had salmon and halibut on the menu, served throughout the district. And case...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-04-06/local-food-menu-not-just-halibut
Neighbors
Community sponsors needed to run summer food programs

...Department of Education and Early Development Child Nutrition Services is looking for community sponsors to run summer food programs to prevent children in low-income areas from going hungry when school lunchrooms close for the summer. Child Nutrition...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022908/nei_252438178.shtml
Get connected, get answers with Alaska 2-1-1

...Bitzer said 2-1-1 calls range from the basic and most common calls to questions about tax prep assistance, summer food programs and farmers markets. If someone calls to ask about how to cook that holiday turkey, Bitzer said, they may be referred...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-02-03/get-connected-get-answers-alaska-2-
Neighbors
Time for love, support

...country. We haven't done too bad saving Europe in World Wars I and II from the Germans not to mention our humanitarian food programs, the Marshall Plan, etc. God bless our military, which protects us. We are not a perfect society but no one is...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092001/let_letter2.shtml
Opinion
Healthy school lunches could slow obesity

...free or reduced-price lunch through the National School Lunch Program. As a dietitian, I know how important school food programs are to families struggling to survive this tough economy. But I also think it's critical to acknowledge how unhealthy...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011410/opi_549047854.shtml
State briefs

...pouches. Over the last half dozen years, the government has spent about $71 million on Alaska canned salmon for food programs. The fish is distributed through various assistance programs, such as food banks and charitable institutions. Senate...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051202/sta_briefs.shtml
News
Thank you

...and if not for your heroic efforts, our fellow citizens would go without during the summer months as the emergency food programs do not have enough food to meet the demands. C.C. Dargan President NALC Branch 4985 ...for donations to Scouts...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061803/nei_thanks.shtml
Neighbors
State Briefs

...JUNEAU - The U.S. Department of Agriculture has agreed to purchase $15 million in Alaska canned salmon for its food programs. The state asked the USDA earlier this year to buy $30 million to help ease the fishing industry's canned salmon...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051103/sta_stbriefs.shtml
News
Outside editorial: As food prices increase, American security is at stake

...economic development, narcotics control, health programs and credit resources. The budget request for the two major food programs - Food for Peace and the McGovern-Dole Food for Education program - was about $1.9 billion. Before cooler heads...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030911/opi_796714573.shtml
Opinion
Step one

...from the bus stop. Summer, winter and spring breaks pose a whole new dilemma for children who rely on their schools food programs. What do these children do when school is closed? Many go hungry.As we each shared the ways our agencies cared...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-04-01/step-one
Neighbors

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