The Harvest Archives | Connecticut Food Bank

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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Thanksgiving For All Highlights

19/Dec/17 / 12:38 / Paul Shipman

This year, we worked hard to distribute 19,431 turkeys (1.7% more than 2016) and 429,991 pounds of fresh produce, as well as nonperishable “fixings” to provide more than half a million meals this Thanksgiving. This generous bounty was made possible by the thousands of dollars and pounds of food received from independent food drives and fundraisers, […]

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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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