19/Jan/16 / 17:40 / Paul Shipman

Bigelow Tea Community Challenge Supports Connecticut Food Bank Funds Raised at Popular Event Will Help Hungry People in the Community   WALLINGFORD, CONN., January 19, 2016 – Proceeds from the annual Bigelow Tea Community Challenge help the Connecticut Food Bank fulfill its mission to provide nutritious food to people in need.   The Connecticut Food […]

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MLK Jr. Day: Answer the Call to Service

15/Jan/16 / 19:00 / Paul Shipman

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a day devoted to reflection on the life and work of Dr. King and to engage in service that honors his legacy.   At the Connecticut Food Bank, we are fortunate to have the help of many people who give generously of their time, energy and skills to support […]

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More Americans Eating More Fresh Food

07/Jan/16 / 17:13 / Paul Shipman

For several years, the nutrition advice has been to eat more vegetables and fruits for a healthy diet. The USDA has moved from the old “food pyramid” to an eating guide based on the dinner plate and moved from making grains the foundation of a healthy diet to emphasizing vegetables and fruits. A story  reported by National […]

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