09/Jan/19 / 17:53 / Paul Shipman

Connecticut Food Bank, New Opportunities Host Mobile Pantry Friday in Meriden   WALLINGFORD, CONN., January 4, 2019 – The Connecticut Food Bank and New Opportunities of Greater Meriden are offering a “pop up” Mobile Pantry today, January 4, at 2:00PM, at New Opportunities of Greater Meriden, 74 Cambridge Street in Meriden. The Mobile Pantry is […]

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Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation Grant Helps Connecticut Food Bank Provide More Fresh Produce to Hungry People

04/Oct/16 / 12:24 / Paul Shipman

  WALLINGFORD, CONN., October 4, 2016 – At the end of a year, a $40,000 grant from the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation has helped the Connecticut Food Bank source and distribute through its network of member programs more than 314,000 pounds of donated, local produce to hungry people in Connecticut.   The Healthy Food […]

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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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