Pantry

The Oakland Food Pantry on Peralta Street in West Oakland. (Oakland Food Pantry via Facebook)

West Oakland Food Pantry That Serves 400 Families Threatened With Closure

A dispute between the building’s owner, who served on the board, and the board of directors over rent means the non-profit could close as soon as this weekend.

12/26/2014

Photo Courtesy of Simon & Schuster

The Pollan Family Table’s Butternut Squash Soup

The Pollan Family Table is out now from CBS sister company Simon & Schuster. This excerpt shows their recipe for butternut squash soup with toasted pumpkin seeds.

10/28/2014

Jefferson Award winner Betty DeForest (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Spreads Spirit Of Giving To Hayward’s Needy

Betty DeForest sat calmly amid the excited children swirling around her outside the South Hayward Parish pantry. Here she is known as “Mama” to about 400 families a week who receive free food donations. DeForest co-founded the pantry 30 years ago. It serves a third of Hayward’s hungry.

03/27/2013

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