April 2017 | Connecticut Food Bank

Spring Has Sprung!

13/Apr/17 / 13:36 / Paul Shipman

We’re excited to re-launch our newsletter as springtime reaches Connecticut! We’ll bring you monthly updates on the Connecticut Food Bank, happenings across our member network, nutrition tips, recipes, and other items of interest.   In celebration of spring, let’s take the pledge to make a few small changes in our everyday eating habits. Myplate, MyWins […]

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Recipe Notes

13/Apr/17 / 13:34 / Paul Shipman

Just Say Yes to Cabbage! Our colleagues at the Food Bank of Central New York shared this great recipe from Just Say Yes to Fruits and Vegetables, a collaborative program of the New York State Department of Health and several New York food banks. Use that leftover winter produce! Here are some good tips when […]

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Programs and Produce Survey

13/Apr/17 / 13:32 / Paul Shipman

Member Programs Have Little Issue Moving Produce They Want More, Especially from Local Farms   We surveyed 300 member programs last fall to better understand how fresh produce moves through our network. More than 130 programs responded. The results of the survey indicate that more produce would be readily absorbed by the system. Freshness, quality, […]

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