September is Hunger Action Month

12/Sep/17 / 12:41 / Paul Shipman

Each September, the Connecticut Food Bank, in conjunction with Feeding America, marks Hunger Action Month, when we, along with our partners in the fight against hunger, mobilize everyone everywhere to get involved in ending hunger in America.   Hunger Action Month 2017 will call attention to the obstacles that hunger creates for people in need with […]

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Looking Forward: Kids’ BackPack

12/Sep/17 / 12:25 / Paul Shipman

 The Connecticut Food Bank BackPack Program is launching a new food package formulation to combat childhood hunger. We hear from school workers and the children themselves that many, if not most, children receiving a backpack share the contents with other family members. It’s wonderful that children share, but we know that the food a child […]

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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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