The Past 3 Months From a Staff Perspective …

By Barbara Sayles *

Things have been intense. Emotional, powerful, impactful, unforgettable … virtually everything has been beyond what we’re used to experiencing.

cars lined up to receive a box of food in Orlando, FloridaThese past 3 months have consistently been filled with visions of cars lined up for hours for food. Every event we contribute to, we see lines of cars waiting for hours for a bag of food. We see policemen who ...

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No Substitute for Food

By Jean Blish Siers *

Because I love to cook and bake, living the last several weeks under stay-at-home orders hasn’t been as bad as it could have been. It’s given me the opportunity to work my way through some of the cookbooks I buy and never have the time to explore. Plus, I feel like I’m a pretty creative cook in the best of times. While baking typically demands at least a modicum of “following the rules,” often cooking (the ...

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Why Would They Plow it Under?

By Jean Blish Siers *

By now we’ve all seen them: images of farmers plowing under crops or dumping vats of milk. People reach out to me, wondering what we can do to stop it. I’m proud to work for Society of St. Andrew, a nonprofit dedicated to saving good produce that would go to waste and getting it to those in need. We’ve been working overtime with very limited resources the past few weeks, trying to save everything we can.

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