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South Bend beat podcast – Todd Zeltwanger

South Bend beat podcast – Todd Zeltwanger

South Bend Beat - Todd Zeltwanger    Kyle is joined by Todd Zeltwanger and Shelly Alwine. Todd and Shelly are part of the leadership team for Cultivate, which has garnered national attention for their food repurposing program put into place across the region....

Cultivate Culinary Upping Output to Keep Pace with Food Needs

Cultivate Culinary Upping Output to Keep Pace with Food Needs

Cultivate Culinary Upping Output to Keep Pace with Food Needs   Cultivate Food Rescue is scaling up. A little more than a year ago, the South Bend-based nonprofit food rescue organization moved from a 3,000-square-foot facility along Niles Avenue to a...

First 2021 SBS-TV Highlights Cultivate’s Work in the Community

South Bend Community School Corporation Students Highlight Cultivate in first SBS-TV Newscast of 2021 Special thanks to program alumni and current advisors Alex Almanza and Bernado Malone for helping the students with this newscast. Produced by the film and broadcast...

MoonTree Studios and Cultivate Partnership feed PCSC Students

MoonTree Studios and Cultivate Partnership feed PCSC Students

Local Organizations Help to Keep Students Fed During the Weekends By: James Master, Assistant Editor, Pilot News   Marshall County - A 2019 article published by Pediatrics, the official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics, titled “Food Insecurity and...

Meat Hunger

Meat Hunger

Meat Hunger, a Livestock Buyers Group formed by 4-H students to donate to those struggling with hunger, to merge with Cultivate Food Rescue South Bend, IN. (February, 2021) – Meat Hunger is a program formed by two 4-H students in 2017, Emily and Noah Zimmer, with the...

Eby’s Meat Market donates 1,000 lbs. of meat to feed those in need

Eby’s Meat Market donates 1,000 lbs. of meat to feed those in need

Eby’s Meat Market donates 1,000 lbs. of meat to feed those in need SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) -A butcher shop in South Bend is showing us what’s good today by donating more than 1,000 pounds of meat to Cultivate Food Rescue. 16 News Now tells us how much of a difference...

Local Not-For-Profits Partner to Address Community Needs

March 4, 2020, For immediate release: For the last three years, St. Joseph County 4-H youth members and volunteers have worked together on a program called Meat Hunger to address the growing issue of hunger in our community, which led to identifying Cultivate Food...

Cultivate Founder is Guest on “In the Spotlight” podcast.

Cultivate Culinary was featured on Elkhart County's "In the Spotlight" podcast. Listen to hear co-founder, Jim Conklin, discuss how we partner with other Not-For-Profits to feed food insecure children - also featuring Mark Mikel from Family Christian Development...

“Cultivate moves food rescue…” | An abc57 Story

“Cultivate moves food rescue…” | An abc57 Story

A big 'thank you!' to abc57 for telling the community about our recent move into Cultivate's brand-new 11,000 square-foot facility! "SOUTH BEND, Ind.—Cultivate, a local food rescue organization, all started as a culinary school operating out of a former restaurant in...

Cultivate on Rachael Ray!

Cultivate on Rachael Ray!

Did you ever dream that your neighborhood food rescue charity would be on national television? We didn’t either! We’re so grateful for partners like our friend Natalie Bickel with Elkhart Community Schools, who connected us with the Rachael Ray Show and went to New...

Meat Hunger Partners with Cultivate Food Rescue

SOUTH BEND, INDIANA, June 19, 2019 — Meat Hunger is partnering with South Bend-based non-profit - food rescue organization, Cultivate to fight hunger in the Michiana area. Cultivate’s mission is devoted to organizing our community resources to fight hunger through...