Joey Pauda wants to create more spaces to celebrate Latino culture in Lawrence. He’s one organizer behind Taco Wars, a fundraiser in which four local restaurants will compete Saturday to serve the best taco.
Just Food, the Douglas County food bank, has named Aundrea Walker as its new permanent executive director, the organization announced Friday morning.
The board of Just Food, the Douglas County food bank, has named a new interim executive director just a few months after hiring a permanent director.
After speaking out about anonymous letters critical of their purple home in the West Hills neighborhood, the Bonura family has seen an outpouring of love from the Lawrence community, and they’re leveraging the ordeal into something positive.
Lawrence residents have a big opportunity to fight food insecurity, and the first step is just keeping an eye on your mailbox Saturday.
The Kansas Food Truck Festival will not be held this year, but organizers are working with the city and partners to bring the popular fundraising event back in summer 2024.
Join Lawrence Times TV as we sit down with Just Food’s new executive director, Brett Hartford, to discuss the challenges facing the Douglas County food bank in 2023 and his vision to solve them.
Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly wants to accelerate the phaseout of the state’s food sales tax. That could have the greatest impact on people with low incomes. But Republican lawmakers may not feel the need to do it.
Community members can shop local for holiday goods this weekend at Lawrence Maker’s Market Holiday Pop-Up in downtown Lawrence.
The board of directors for Just Food, the Douglas County food bank, announced Brett Hartford as the organization’s new executive director Friday morning “following a comprehensive and inclusive search,” according to a news release.
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