FS-Resources

Feeding America

Source Reference for Data Usage: Gundersen, C., E. Engelhard, A. Satoh, & E. Waxman.
Map the Meal Gap 2014: Food Insecurity Estimates at the County Level. Feeding America, 2014.

Hartford Food System

One of the nation’s oldest organizations championing food security, visit www.hartfordfood.org to learn more about the agency’s pioneering efforts to provide a sustainable, equitable and healthier food environment for Hartford citizens.

Growing Great Schools

Growing Great Schools is a community-based effort in West Hartford, CT to create healthier schools by connecting food, culture, health and the environment. Its vision is to empower West Hartford Public School students to become active participants in their nutritional and physical health, while caring for the planet. Click here to learn more about their innovative Chefs Moves to Schools program, running Taste Tests and school-based Farmers Markets.

End Hunger Connecticut!

End Hunger Connecticut! (EHC!) is a statewide anti-hunger and food security organization. By focusing on advocacy, outreach, education and research, EHC! serves as a comprehensive anti-hunger resource for policymakers, community organizations, and low-income families. The work of EHC! is vital to the visibility and coordination of various federal food assistance programs, such as SNAP and Child Nutrition Programs, that are meant to lower the prevalence of food insecurity and hunger. The goal of EHC! is to improve the levels of […]

The National Mobile Market

In direct response to nationwide food insecurity, The National Mobile Market provides a model for bringing a mobile market to any community or city. Using tried-and-true methods, their team of financial, operational and communications experts guides teams through the process of researching local food deserts, building community partnerships, recruiting financial support and sustaining a social enterprise. The mobile market concept is simply a grocery store on wheels that brings fresh fruits and vegetables, lean protein, dairy and other shelf-stable essentials […]