This pantry-focused portion of the toolkit was created by the Portsmouth Diabetes Prevention Project at Eastern Virginia Medical School to aid food pantries in their efforts to promote healthy eating and diabetes prevention for their clientele. The toolkit offers practical guides on creating healthy nutrition policies, ways to acquire healthy foods through donation or purchase and healthy pantry organization.
A list of outstanding staples to donate or focus on stocking at a food pantry.
A listing of numerous nonprofit and government organizations who provide free guidance, resources, recipes and even mobile phone apps to assist with a healthy lifestyle.
Use this sample policy to raise the standards of food pantries, and eventually the health of their clients.
Discover simple, delicious recipes featuring items that are inexpensive and easy to find. All of the recipes are designed to taste great and are good for you.