Food security isn’t enough. Anti-hunger experts say the focus should be on nutrition security. You’ve probably heard the phrase “food security” to describe consistent access to food. But many health professionals and policymakers think it’s an inadequate term. Instead, they say, we should be focused on “nutrition security.” That term emphasizes access, availability, and affordability
Seattle home bakers donate over 1,300 loaves of bread to local food bank Date: January 8, 2021 Author: Adam Kaufman “(This project) has restored my faith in the collective good that we can actually do,” Read more →
The idea for Community Loaves started in March 2020, and the first donation was in April 2020. Since then, Kehrli says it’s been a fast 11 months, and they’re still learning. We just keep moving as fast as we can because the energy is there and the need is so great, MyNorthwest, Read more
And so in April, from Kehrli’s home—where giant bags of flour eventually displaced the family car from the garage—the Community Loaves initiative was born. She called on a hive of baking friends to develop a sandwich-friendly, easy-to-execute sourdough recipe, the “honey oat pan loaf.” Yes! Magazine Read More ⟶
Community Loaves on KIRO Radio’s Gee and Ursula Show.
The Most Popular Breads of 2020 Date: Dec 21, 2020 Author: Matt Baume “We started with nineteen loaves donated on April 27,” she says. Before long, they’d reached their first goal of 400 loaves, which was based on one local pantry’s need for bread in a single day. “We went from 140 volunteers in our
Hobbyists and pros bake homemade bread to donate in Everett
BAKERS GET “BREADER TOGETHER” FOR AREA FOOD BANKS Date: January, 2021 Author: Nancy Leson “Kehrli, associate dean at Seattle Culinary Academy, is the mastermind behind the Northwest Bread Bakers and what is now known as the Community Loaves project, a growing brigade of baking enthusiasts whose mission puts freshly baked honey-oat bread into the hands
The Tiptree World Bread Awards Heroes USA award for the Western United States goes to Katherine Kehrli, founder of Community Loaves, a group of professional and amateur baking volunteers that provides wholesome bread to local foodbanks. Click on the image to view the video (her presentation begins at 22:57).
Breader Together: Community Loaves Project continues to feed community “Kehrli says that what has been most rewarding about Community Loaves is the ‘community that is being created through this project’. She shares stories of a local extended family who regularly bake their loaves together on Zoom, and a number of retired couples who turn to
Baking for our Food Banks: Northwest Bread Bakers Rise to the Occasion! Excerpt” “Join Katherine Kehrli, Founder of the Northwest Bread Bakers and Erica for an uplifting conversation about the Community Loaves Project!” Read More →
Food for Thought: Northwest Bread Bakers rise to help local food banks Date: October 21 By: Dick Stein ” Northwest Bread Bakers was co-founded by Katherine Kehrli, an avid home baker, “breaducator” and associate dean at Seattle Culinary Academy. It was her idea to spin off this volunteer group of bakers and connect them with Hopelink,
These bakers aren’t loaf-ing around “Baking for a cause. Katherine Kehrli is the associate dean of the Seattle Culinary Academy and since the pandemic began, she created the nonprofit Community Loaves.” Read more →
Western Washington home bakers aim to end hunger, one loaf at a time Date: Oct. 13, 2020 By: Nicole Brodeur Excerpt “But then he sent her a link to Community Loaves, a nonprofit that has an army of home bakers supplying a local food bank with hundreds of loaves of bread, twice a month.” Read More →