Learning Log

Pueblo Youth Food Council Makes Fruit Baskets for Elementary Students for Valentine's Day


Please use the link to watch the awesome video covering our Youth Council's volunteer opportunity. https://www.chieftain.com/story/news/2021/02/11/pueblo-youth-food-council-providing-500-fruit-baskets-elementary-schools/6713111002/   The Pueblo Youth Food Council put together 500 fruit baskets Wednesday that will be distributed to elementary students for Valentine's Day. The organization consists of high school students and is a part of the Pueblo Food Project. They're distributing the baskets to […]

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Pueblo Food Youth Council Blog #1


This past week, the Pueblo Foodacutes got the chance to meet some very special business owners and experience what it is like to be a part of starting a business in the food industry. We started the day by visiting Musso’s, a family-owned restaurant that serves authentic and might I add, delicious, Italian food. The […]

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Pueblo Food Project, A Year in Review


The Pueblo Food Project has had a busy and exciting year of trials, accomplishments, and growth. We were able to provide meals to families, homeless, and many in need. We helped get local food and product to our community. We persevered, like many others, through the pandemic and are very thankful for another year of […]

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Pueblo health department offers healthy food bags for New Year's food drive


Alexis Smith The Pueblo Chieftain Editor’s note: The Pueblo Chieftain is able to provide exclusive local news thanks in part to the support of its subscribers. Now through Jan. 4, new subscribers can receive a year of news from the Chieftain for as little as $39. Support local news today at Chieftain.com/subscribe now. A food drive to […]

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Family farm supplying meat for Pueblo's Food Project


Photo by: Natalie Chuck One local family farm is supplying all of the beef in the Pueblo Food Project holiday meal kits. By: Natalie Chuck Posted at 6:53 PM, Nov 27, 2020 and last updated 7:03 PM, Nov 27, 2020 PUEBLO — There's something special in knowing exactly where your food comes from, especially when it comes from […]

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Pueblo working to provide meals to combat hunger throughout holidays


  Photo by: Pueblo Food Project Pueblo is helping aid the hungry this holiday season. The Pueblo Food Project will be delivering over 5,000 meals in the next 6 weeks to those in need. By: Natalie Chuck Posted at 8:02 PM, Nov 24, 2020 and last updated 6:21 AM, Nov 25, 2020 PUEBLO — Pueblo is helping the […]

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Pueblo’s Food Project awarded $200k Grant to Bring Fresh, Healthy and Local Food to all Puebloans


PUEBLO – Pueblo Food Project was awarded a $200,000gr ant to bring fresh, healthy, and local food to every Puebloan’s table by the Colorado Health Foundation. The grant will help Pueblo Food Project, a community-led coalition, to implement its core mission of building a more equitable and sustainable food system in Pueblo County. “We are […]

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Using CARES Act funds to show the homeless Pueblo cares


The start of the benevolence was a table full of sliced peaches, which gave way to copious caches of canned ravioli, trail mix and fig bars, fruit snacks, tuna and popcorn. The end point, at least in this spacious room inside the Pueblo Convention Center, was a pickup truck bed full of well packed brown paper sacks. The […]

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Online pantry using local products for hunger relief


The Pueblo Food Project has launched a virtual community pantry to help connect hunger relief organizations with food supplies for their clients. The effort is funded  by CARES Act money granted to the city. Monique Marez, coordinator of the Pueblo Food Project, said the Food Project has organized a task force that meets with major hunger […]

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Pueblo COVID relief brings cold weather relief for homeless


With Friday morning offering a brisk and biting reminder, wintery weather is always but a stone's throw away. Fortunately for Pueblo's homeless, relief against the elements also is on the way, courtesy of the Pueblo Food Project and the the city of Pueblo. With COVID-19 relief funds provided to the city, and through a partnership […]

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