Recipes that Celebrate Summer: Tomato Season

12/Sep/17 / 12:19 / Paul Shipman

There’s nothing better than a fresh tomato in the height of its season, much like these freshly picked, donated tomatoes from Wild Carrot Farm. Now that fresh tomatoes are in season and more affordable, you can substitute them for canned tomatoes in many recipes. There are plenty of ways to capture tomatoes at their peak: […]

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Senior Hunger Update: Statewide Cuts to Farmers’ Market Vouchers

12/Sep/17 / 12:13 / Paul Shipman

  On July 7, 2017, the Connecticut Department of Agriculture announced that, “Due to the lack of a state budget being enacted by the General Assembly by July 1, 2017, funding for the Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) has been effectively eliminated.” This occurred after SFMNP checks were already distributed to senior citizens. Senior […]

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Hunger Action Month: Member Program Initiatives

12/Sep/17 / 11:31 / Paul Shipman

The Connecticut Food Bank is excited to share and support our member programs’ projects and activities during Hunger Action Month.   Looking for a way to raise food or funds while promoting hunger awareness in your community? Check out our Hunger Action Month toolkit here (link), and take a page from IHSP-Daily Bread Food Pantry’s […]

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