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What is Hunger?

Are you hungry right now? Have you ever been hungry? Do you even know what it feels like to be hungry? We should all be answering yes to at least the last two questions, since we most certainly have all

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An Intern’s Day at Foodstock

Dunking booths, watermelon eating contests, local food vendors, face painting, unicycle football, live music. It sounds like a county fair right? Actually that’s what happens every time Foodstock rolls around.

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Happenings in Hays: A Personal Tale

  Amidst the chatter of chamber-men and indulgers of cupcakes (myself included), I met an assortment of influential San Marcans at the most recent Chamber of Commerce mixer. As a political science major, meeting people like Amy Kirwin was a

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Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Month

June not only marks the start of summer; it’s also National Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Month. This is a time to focus on nutrition and eating right, so of course we had to bring out the Hays County Food Bank

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Are you a Triskaidekaphobe?

Are you hiding under the covers today, afraid to get out of bed? Will you avoid black cats, ladders, and mirrors at all costs, while wearing a four leaf clover and a rabbit’s foot? If you are doing any one

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Hays County Food Bank Goes Orange

June is such a wonderful month, with so many wonderful things taking place. The first day of summer occurs on June 21st, which I know everyone has been looking forward to! Well, maybe not the beginning of 100°+ weather, but

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Hays County Food Bank Launches Adopt-a-Farm with AY Raam Farms

May is the final month before the epic heat that is Summer weather in Texas. However, it is also the ‘Gifts from the Garden Month’ nationally, and we would like to pay homage to a very important farm that gives

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FOODSTOCK-A San Marcos Tradition

Where were you on April 5th, 2014? Were you sitting at home watching TV with your family? Maybe grilling outside for out-of-town company? Hitting the streets of San Antonio or Austin for the best restaurants or shopping districts? Well, if

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Spring Has Arrived in Texas!

Winter in Texas usually isn’t that harsh. We usually have a couple of cold days, sometimes some snow or ice, but usually nothing we Texans can’t handle. However, for whatever reason, this winter was just awful. Cold storms lasted until

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Liv’n & Giv’n Local & Going Green

Kermit the Frog sang it best, so let’s start there:  Lyrics from “It’s Not Easy Being Green” It’s not easy being green It seems you blend in with so many other ordinary things And people tend to pass you over

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Kyle Distribution
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San Marcos Distribution
Sep 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
**Distribution will be held at the San Marcos Recreation Hall in the City Park (170 Charles Austin Dr.) on the following dates: Wednesday, August 19th Wednesday, September 2nd Wednesday, September 16th Wednesday, October 7th **Distribution times remain the same.  
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11:30 am San Marcos Distribution
San Marcos Distribution
Sep 3 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
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Martindale Distribution
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12:00 pm Kyle Distribution
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Sep 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
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