07/Nov/17 / 15:05 / Paul Shipman

Fighting Food Waste Connecticut Food Bank Gleaning Initiative   According to National Geographic’s 2016 article, “How ‘Ugly’ Fruits and Vegetables Can Help Solve World Hunger,” nearly 800 million people worldwide suffer from hunger, but one-third of the planet’s food goes to waste, often because of how it looks. In other words, 2.9 trillion pounds of […]

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05/Oct/17 / 17:19 / Paul Shipman

Looking Back on 2017 Summer Mobile Pantry In Connecticut, 1 in 6 children struggles with hunger. While school meals help to mitigate the issue, summer break creates gaps in food, often leaving students and their families without consistent meals. The Connecticut Food Bank collaborated with many community partners to develop Summer Mobile Pantry distributions aimed […]

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05/Oct/17 / 17:09 / Paul Shipman

Salt of the Earth Enterprise Kitchen’s Grand Opening in Bridgeport     After more than a year of planning, hard work and advocacy to acquire zoning permits, Bridgeport’s Salt of the Earth Enterprise Kitchens initiative had its grand opening in September. Its aim: to bolster Bridgeport’s local economy and thriving food culture.   Salt of the […]

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