Connecticut Food Bank Employee Highlight: Linda Manville

19/Dec/17 / 12:42 / Paul Shipman

There are many people at the Connecticut Food Bank who help to source, package and transport the food that reaches you and the people you serve. In this ongoing feature, we will help you get to know some of the team. This month, we’re chatting with Linda Manville, our Inventory Control Coordinator, who works in […]

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Food Safety Corner: Rotating Inventory

19/Dec/17 / 12:33 / Paul Shipman

At community food programs, the quick rate at which food moves on and off the shelves can make keeping track of sell-by dates complicated. But, as we all know, it is essential work. We recommend that member programs organize their storage and/or shopping shelves to rotate inventory. The basic rule: FIFO: first in, first out. […]

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07/Nov/17 / 15:13 / Paul Shipman

Local and National Relief Efforts for Puerto Rico   This fall, Hurricane Maria left Puerto Rico devastated, and many Puerto Ricans in danger, without their homes, running water, food, gas, or power. Relief efforts in Puerto Rico remain essential, but we also see families and communities we work with in Connecticut affected and in need […]

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