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Avocados, green beans, limes and apples recently delivered to Hays County by the Capital Area Food Bank. CAFB has been delivering and average of 3,000 pounds of produce to Hays County Food Bank free of charge, once a week since last year. HCFB says they are thrilled to have the additional fruits and veggies for their clients and partner agencies. (Photo courtesy Hays County Food Bank)

March is National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month. A 2012 Feeding America study reported that 24,790 Hays County residents face food insecurity.  
Of those, 8,950 are children who do not know when they will have their next meal. Fresh produce donations from H-E-B, Capital Area Food Bank and three community gardens, and CTMC CREATION garden are the centerpiece of the Hays County Food Bank’s Get FED Nutrition program.  

Answers to go with Susan Smith: Books like 'Lightning Thief'


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Each week hundreds of people call or visit the San Marcos Public Library to find information.  “Answers•To•Go” highlights recently received questions. Please visit the library at 625 East Hopkins, call 393-8200 for information over the phone, or e-mail us through our web-page at

Q: My son has finished the Rick Riordan’s “Lightning Thief” series. Would you help me find other books he might enjoy?

AgriLife Extension hosting cheese-making workshop

The Hays County office of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will host a Cheese Making Workshop at the Hays County Extension Office in San Marcos at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 10.   
This workshop will be open to the public. The Hays County Extension Office is located at 1253 Civic Center Loop in San Marcos.
This workshop will teach participants how to make their own Mozzarella Cheese at home.  Participants will get to take home a sample of their homemade cheese.  
Cost to participate in this workshop is $20 per person for adults and $10 per person for kids.

‘History of Islam’ presentation in SA

SAN ANTONIO — The Muslim Children Education and Civic Center (MCECC) invites you to an evening of learning and dialogue on Saturday, March 21st at 5:45 p.m.
Discover your Muslim neighbors and learning about the ever-evolving definition of the “American” identity. The MCECC will offer guided tours of the mosque beginning at 5:45 p.m. and the evening includes speakers, an information booth and an opportunity to observe sunset prayer.
The Open House concludes with a question and answer session and a free Mediterranean dinner at 9 p.m.


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