Since 1978, Hartford Food System has developed dozens of projects, initiatives, and coalitions that tackle a wide range of food … Read more
Founded in 2001, End Hunger Connecticut! is the only statewide anti-hunger nonprofit in Connecticut and is dedicated to eliminating hunger … Read more
Founded in 1982, Connecticut Food Bank (CFB) is a member of Feeding America’s nationwide network of food banks. CFB partners … Read more
Teachers’ Perceptions of the School Breakfast Program reports teachers experiences with the School Breakfast Program (SBP) in Connecticut, provides a basic overview of the SBP, offers steps that groups can take to promote the program, and includes a resource guide … Read more
Urban Agriculture in Hartford is a multi-component presentation on the benefits, challenges, and potential of urban agriculture, including specific recommendations for the city of Hartford, that is adaptable to a variety of audiences including policymakers, community members, and organizations.
Amaliya graduated from Lewis and Clark College in Oregon with a degree in International Affairs and a senior thesis titled The Agreement on Agriculture: Food Security in Developing Countries. As a 2002-2003 AmeriCorps* VISTA volunteer working with Just Food of New York City she helped organize a Community Supported Agriculture … Read more
Shana is a graduate of the University of Delaware, where she majored in Anthropology and Women’s Studies and minored in Theater and History. She also spent a semester researching domestic partner benefits at the National Coalition for Gay and Lesbian Equality in Johannesburg, South Africa. Shana then served as an … Read more
Bridging the Gap Between Capacity and Coverage: An Analysis of the Emergency Food System in Connecticut provides an up-to-date geographical overview of the Food Bank’s service area and the capacity of its 600 partner programs to serve their communities.
Promoting Client Choice: How Food Pantries Can Most Effectively Alleviate Hunger presents the benefits of increasing client choice in the pantry distribution process. The brochure outlines eight different ways food pantries increase client choice while also eliminating food waste.
JoEllen is a 2007 graduate of Berea College, where she received a degree in sociology with an emphasis in African and African-American studies. After spending summers in Costa Rica and Macedonia working on poverty related initiatives, JoEllen started Hunger and Homelessness Awareness week on her campus. She also served as … Read more
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