Metro Announcements Posts PortalsBULK products on POL and who can order<div><div class="fr--space-wrap"><span class="fr-img-caption fr-fic fr-dii fr-fir" style="width: 302px;"><span class="fr-img-wrap"><img src="/.api2/binaries/bKpI8dIBRH/thumbnails/noname_1664579499196?width=300" data-contentlength="390343" data-binarylocation="/.api2/binaries/bKpI8dIBRH/download/noname_1664579499196" data-name="noname_1664579499196" data-ig-embed-key="bKpI8dIBRH" alt="noname_1664579499196" style="width: 300px; height: auto;" data-key="bKpI8dIBRH" data-contenttype="image/png" data-thumbnaillocation="/.api2/binaries/bKpI8dIBRH/thumbnails/noname_1664579499196" data-isprofilephoto="false" unsafe.original="/.api2/binaries/4qTZlf7XIb/thumbnails/chicken.jpg?width=300"><span class="fr-inner"><em>Only a sample image - not what is available at OFB</em></span></span></span>You, like many folks, have probably been excited to see some new meat offerings when you go online to place your order. Currently there's "Meat, Chicken, BULK" and recently there was "Bacon, BULK." If you were a program that is NOT a meal site, and ordered this product, you may have also received…</div></div>Courtney WrightFri, 30 Sep 2022 13:14:08 -0700 control training session October 18, 2022<div><p id="isPasted"><img src="/.api2/binaries/nersxZcDhw/thumbnails/yogurt%20temp%20crop.jpg?width=300" style="width: 300px; height: auto;" class="fr-fic fr-dib" data-key="nersxZcDhw" data-contentlength="892252" data-contenttype="image/jpeg" data-binarylocation="/.api2/binaries/nersxZcDhw/download/yogurt temp crop.jpg" data-thumbnaillocation="/.api2/binaries/nersxZcDhw/thumbnails/yogurt temp crop.jpg" data-name="yogurt temp crop.jpg" data-isprofilephoto="false" data-ig-embed-key="nersxZcDhw">Let’s break this down. Food is energy. The process to convert one to the other involves our teeth, enzymes, and bacteria breaking the plant, animal or cupcake back down into chemicals that our cells are programmed to utilize. Several types of bacteria are a vital part of our normal healthy digestive system and they like to eat what we like to eat.…</p></div>Maxine ChaneyWed, 21 Sep 2022 09:40:23 -0700 Applying for a Network Support Fund Capacity Building Grant from Oregon Food Bank<div><p id="isPasted"><strong>Webinar: Applying for a Network Support Fund Capacity Building Grant from Oregon Food Bank<img src="" style="width: 262px;" class="fr-fic fr-dii fr-fir"></strong></p><p><em>Monday, September 26<br></em><em>9:00 - 10:30 a.m.</em><br><em>Online via <a data-saferedirecturl="" href="" target="_blank">Zoom</a></em></p><p>This webinar will explain how to apply for a Capacity Building Grant of up to $25,000  through Oregon Food Bank’s <a data-saferedirecturl="" href="" target="_blank"><u>Network Support Fund </u></a>grant program. Presenters will explain who is eligible and give advice…</p></div>Courtney WrightFri, 16 Sep 2022 13:51:49 -0700 On Hominy Cans<div><p>We recently discovered light rust on a number of cans of hominy (Alfresco brand). This small amount of rust is the result of a manufacturing issue, and it is considered a cosmetic blemish, <strong>not a food safety issue.  </strong>We still have a full truckload of this product in our inventory, so you may continue to notice minor rust on cans you receive for a…</p></div>Josh BaruchTue, 09 Aug 2022 07:40:38 -0700 Systems Ambassador & FEAST Applications are Open!<div><p dir="ltr" id="isPasted"><span class="fr-img-caption fr-fic fr-dii fr-fir" style="width: 176px;"><span class="fr-img-wrap"><img src="/.api2/binaries/4koUJSPgTj/thumbnails/Liban_GardenAmbassador_32-400x600-6ea657c.jpg?height=262&amp;width=176" data-key="4koUJSPgTj" data-contentlength="314102" data-contenttype="image/jpeg" data-binarylocation="/.api2/binaries/4koUJSPgTj/download/Liban_GardenAmbassador_32-400x600-6ea657c.jpg" data-thumbnaillocation="/.api2/binaries/4koUJSPgTj/thumbnails/Liban_GardenAmbassador_32-400x600-6ea657c.jpg" data-name="Liban_GardenAmbassador_32-400x600-6ea657c.jpg" data-isprofilephoto="false" data-ig-embed-key="4koUJSPgTj"><span class="fr-inner">Ambassador Liban Satu<br></span></span></span>Applications for two Oregon Food Bank community food systems programs are now open!</p> <p class="fr-img-space-wrap2"><strong>Food Systems Ambassadors </strong>are leaders from culturally specific communities across Oregon who work on projects aimed to improve their community's access to food security resources, address root causes of hunger, and create engagement…</p></div>Courtney WrightFri, 05 Aug 2022 11:59:26 -0700 call for Equity Institute registration!<div><h2 data-ng-bind-html="block.headline | scTrustedHtml" data-ng-style="{color:block.headlineColor}" id="isPasted"></h2> <p dir="ltr">Oregon Food Bank is pleased to invite you to participate in our 3rd annual Equity Institute taking place <strong>Monday, September 26th - Friday, September 30th, 2022 from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Pacific Time via Zoom</strong>! The Institute offers 5 interactive sessions, 6 hours per session to equip participants with the knowledge, skills and tools to advance equity…</p></div>Courtney WrightWed, 27 Jul 2022 08:27:58 -0700 bags available<div><p>Are you in need of bags? Our friends at Northeast Emergency Food Program have paper bags to share! Contact <a href=""><strong>A'Jay</strong></a><strong> </strong>or <a href="" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank"><strong>Amanda</strong> </a>to schedule a pickup.</p><p><br></p> <div class="fr--space-wrap"><span class="fr-img-caption fr-fic fr-dii" style="width: 198px;"><span class="fr-img-wrap"><img src="/.api2/binaries/aO5UGPSd0c/thumbnails/bag.jpg?height=303&amp;width=198" data-key="aO5UGPSd0c" data-contentlength="87314" data-contenttype="image/jpeg" data-binarylocation="/.api2/binaries/aO5UGPSd0c/download/bag.jpg" data-thumbnaillocation="/.api2/binaries/aO5UGPSd0c/thumbnails/bag.jpg" data-name="bag.jpg" data-isprofilephoto="false" data-ig-embed-key="aO5UGPSd0c"><span class="fr-inner">Sample image</span></span></span> <p class="fr-img-space-wrap2"> </p> </div></div>Courtney WrightTue, 07 Jun 2022 13:52:36 -0700 Butter Recall - updated with new affected products<div><p><a href="" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank"><img src="/.api2/binaries/X9Bir2iDQH/thumbnails/jif_original.png?height=188&amp;width=379" style="width: 377px; height: 188.245px;" class="fr-fic fr-dii fr-fir" data-contentlength="403963" data-binarylocation="/.api2/binaries/X9Bir2iDQH/download/jif_original.png" data-name="jif_original.png" data-ig-embed-key="X9Bir2iDQH" alt="jif_original.png" data-key="X9Bir2iDQH" data-contenttype="image/png" data-thumbnaillocation="/.api2/binaries/X9Bir2iDQH/thumbnails/jif_original.png" data-isprofilephoto="false"></a></p><p><strong>UPDATE:</strong> J.M. Smucker Co.’s voluntary recall of select Jif products in the United States has prompted more manufacturers and retailers to voluntarily recall additional Jif products due to the potential presence of Salmonella contamination. </p><p><strong>Please read the releases below </strong>from Albertsons/Safeway, Del Monte and Mary's Harvest Fresh Foods and two candy…</p></div>Ally MeyerTue, 24 May 2022 10:45:52 -0700 TriMet adult day passes available now!<div><p>The Metro Services team has 1,300 TriMet adult day passes available now for our Metro Partner Agencies for distribution to clients. </p><p>If you are interested in requesting some, please <a href="">click here for the request form</a> or use the full link: <a href="" id="isPasted"></a></p><p>Reach out to Jackie at <a href=""></a> if you have any questions or…</p></div>Jackie LiangTue, 24 May 2022 08:29:40 -0700 changes and position openings!<div><p id="isPasted">Ch-ch-changes! Our team is changing! Amy Powers' departure in February left an opening for the Manager of the Metro &amp; Washington County Services Team, which we learned will now be led by<strong> two co-managers</strong>. We're excited to share that our own <strong>Jamie Truitt</strong> will be one manager, along with <strong>Rocky Nylund</strong>, the Founder of Mama's Community Market in…</p></div>Courtney WrightTue, 17 May 2022 10:21:35 -0700