29 Jan

New Pittsburgh Based Social Media Start Up

published in category: Food Bank
Wednesday, January 29th, 2020 – 7:00 am

Trend Teams, LLC, a Pittsburgh based social media start up, similar to fantasy sports games like football or baseball, has partnered with Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank to help feed people in need. Trend Teams (www.trendteams.com) is sponsoring The Food Podcast (available on the TribLive Podcast Network) on location in Miami, Florida during Super Bowl […]

 

22 Jan

Pitt Basketball Coach Jeff Capel On Nutrition For Athletes

published in category: Food Bank
Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020 – 7:00 am

University of Pitt men’s basketball coach, Jeff Capel, joins the podcast to talk to host Brian Gulish about the importance of student athletes being aware and exposed to healthy foods.    http://files.triblive.com/podcasts/sportstalk/Ep%2016%20Food%20Podcast.mp3

 

15 Jan

Feeding America

published in category: Food Bank
Wednesday, January 15th, 2020 – 12:01 pm

This week, Feeding America Chief Marketing Officer Cathy Davis joined host Brian Gulish on the Food Podcast to discuss innovative ways that food banks across the country are trying to better communicate their mission. Locally, 1 in 7 people (300,000) in Southwest Pennsylvania are food insecure according to Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank. Over the […]

 

08 Jan

Cycle Of Hunger & Poor Health

published in category: Food Bank
Wednesday, January 8th, 2020 – 7:01 am

Erin Spangler, nutrition and wellness coordinator at Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, joined host Brian Gulish on this week’s episode of the Food Podcast. In her role, Spangler oversees creating nutrition education resources, including monthly newsletters and recipe cards. The Food Bank works closely with its network of pantries to provide resources promoting healthy options, […]

 

18 Dec

Rule Change Could Result in About 700,000 People Losing Benefits

published in category: Food Bank
Wednesday, December 18th, 2019 – 7:04 am

On episode 13 of the Food Podcast, Brian Gulish is joined by Adam Morgan, Advocacy Coordinator at Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, as he explains what this rule change means, the anticipated impacts and the potential future of the program. The rule change pertains to SNAP participants who are considered able-bodied, without dependents and between […]

 

11 Dec

TABLE Magazine Founder On Thriving Food Markets

published in category: Food Bank
Wednesday, December 11th, 2019 – 7:01 am

“Markets that thrive in all the important categories associated with population growth, education, and job sustainability are thriving food markets,” said Christina French, founder of TABLE Magazine. As part of her efforts, French hosted the third-annual TABLE Magazine Western Pennsylvania Lamb Cook-off in September. The event included 10 teams of chefs from Pittsburgh’s most prominent […]

 

04 Dec

Organizations United To End Hunger

published in category: Food Bank
Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 – 7:00 am

Locally, in Southwestern Pennsylvania, 1 in 7 people are food insecure. Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank serves 11 counties in the region, not including Westmoreland County, which functions as its own organization. “We were part of Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank from 1982 until 2000,” said Jennifer Miller, CEO of Westmoreland County Food Bank. “Our […]

 

27 Nov

Local Chef Giving Back To Families In Need

published in category: Food Bank
Wednesday, November 27th, 2019 – 7:00 am

Reflecting back on his childhood, Bill Fuller knows what it’s like to be food insecure. Growing up in a single-parent household, Fuller relied on school lunches and food stamps as a means of survival. Fuller, corporate chef and president of Big Burrito Restaurant Group, is committed to ending hunger one healthy meal at a time. […]