Placer Food Bank

Food bank fills ‘empty bowls’

Since 2007, the number of individuals Placer Food Bank serves has grown 168 percent. They reached a record level of assisting nearly 500,000 people in 2010. That’s a staggering ...

In brief: Beer, bowls and clean-up

Sample local brews at Nugget tastingNugget Markets will celebrate Sacramento’s Beer Week with tastings at its Roseville store. The store at 771 Pleasant Grove Blvd. will host Gor ...

Ag ‘speed dating’ the start of a beautiful relationship

PlacerGrown is putting an agricultural spin on “speed dating.” It’s a way to initiate a dialog between farmers and food buyers as the growing season approaches. “The time ...

For Placer Food Bank recipients, need is year round

Every week, Mike Duda hops up into the driver’s seat of a 24-foot-long refrigerated truck and takes off around Roseville. But he doesn’t know much about the vehicle he drives. ...

Bounce for a buck with canned food donation

Donate a can of food, receive one hour of fun. BounceU stadium in Roseville is hosting a food drive Dec 15, 16 and 17, where all guests donating non-perishable food items will g ...

Placer Food Bank makes giving easy

Help “Feed Your Neighbor” with a Papa Murphy’s and the Placer Food Bank partnership, kicking off with a statewide virtual food drive through Dec. 24. Ninety percent of fund ...