Food Bank wants fruits of your labour

Food Bank wants fruits of your labour

September 10, 2013 By Michael Briones Echo Staff   Agricultural producers in the region are being urged to donate the fruits of their labour to the Comox Valley Food Bank. The valley has a lot of gardens and farms that have an over abundance of vegetables and fruits said the food bank society's president Jeff Hampton. “From what I understand, they’re experiencing bigger crops this year,” said Hampton. “They’re...

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Food Bank marks 30 years

Food Bank marks 30 years

December 10, 2013 By Philip Round Echo Staff   Next week, the Comox Valley Food Bank will reach a milestone – the 30th anniversary of its creation back in 1983. But there’s no time to mark the birthday, as it’s one of the busiest times of the year for what has become an essential local service for up to 700 families every month. “We’ll probably do something to mark it in the spring,” says Food Bank president Jeff Hampton, who for almost...

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