Providers say it’s the result of a sinister combination of factors leading working parents and seniors to venture to food shelves for the first time: the rising price of everything — including food — combined with the expiration of a host of COVID-inspired government subsidies, from stimulus checks to tax credits.
Deadline for entrants to apply is July 8. The winner will get to choose between a pie safe (value of $1,400) or a $500 gift card, courtesy of Home of Economy. Also, the winner will get $500 cash, in the name of their business sponsor.
Small meat processors were thrust into the spotlight early in the COVID pandemic and now are benefitting from grants and programs to help them expand. Jenniges Meat Processing in Brooten, Minnesota, is a prime example.
East Grand Forks Mayor Steve Gander confirmed Yeh’s arrival during April’s State of the City Address & Luncheon. After much speculation and rumors floated around online, Yeh herself has now confirmed the new business venture.