Posted on: August 18, 2017

Campus Cupboard on Wheels at KU launches

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The Campus Cupboard on Wheels at KU launched in August! 

The mobile pantry, a partnership with Just Food, is at 1 p.m. the first Monday of the month at Memorial Stadium’s West Ticket Box Office Lot No. 65. 

The pantry is open to ...

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Posted on: July 26, 2017

City, county adopt Food System Plan

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The Douglas County Food System Plan recently was adopted by the Douglas County Commission and Lawrence City Commission. The plan provides strategic recommendations in five goal areas:

  • Agricultural producers, food entrepreneurs and food sector work...
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Posted on: June 13, 2017

Just Food launches kitchen supply pantry

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Just Food recently launched Pots and Pan-try, a kitchen supply pantry. 

“We believe that when our families have the tools necessary, they will cook at home more frequently and the nutritional value of those foods will increase,&rdquo...

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Posted on: June 13, 2017

Heartland adds commercial refrigerator

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Heartland Community Health Center recently added a commercial glass two-door refrigerator to its food pantry, thanks to a LiveWell Community Wellness Grant through the Douglas County Community Foundation. 

The refrigerator increased storage capaci...

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Posted on: June 13, 2017

Douglas County wins KAW award

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Congrats to Douglas County for receiving the Community Health Champion award from the Kansas Alliance for Wellness! 

The community was recognized for utilizing the Douglas County Food Policy Council to create a thriving local food system. Those in...

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Posted on: February 7, 2017

Extension office to offer cooking classes

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K-State Research and Extension-Douglas County will offer hands-on cooking classes on how to prepare quick and easy healthy meals. 

Each session is $15 or $75 for all six. Classes include:

  • Soup’s On: 7-8:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27 
  • Fl...
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