Just as the families Second Harvest serves need to be thrifty, Jason Clark, CEO of Second Harvest of the Inland Northwest, reminds staff to be thrifty as they search for food from farmers, producers and grocery stores.
In addition, The Kitchen at Second Harvest, which reopened in-person classes in February after being closed two years because of COVID, introduces clients to ways they can be thrifty by learning how to prepare the food Second Harvest offers, said Carolyn Negley, nutrition education manager.
"I teach cooking to help people maximize what they have from our food pantries, so they can squeeze the most from their grocery dollars . . . . . .