5 Tips for Utilizing Feeding Westchester's Mobile Food Pantry

People who are having a hard time putting food on the table have long depended on food pantries for assistance. In recent years, mobile pantries have been revolutionizing the way that hunger-relief agencies are able to help food-insecure people—enabling them to quickly bring healthy food directly to the communities that need it the most.  

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How the Mobile Food Pantry Is Changing the World

Traditional food pantries have long been relied upon to serve communities, but in recent years, hunger-relief agencies have begun focusing their efforts on a more progressive food assistance tool: pantries on wheels. A mobile food pantry offers numerous benefits that a traditional food pantry does not. This modern means of getting food to the people who need it most has been gaining popularity and attracting the attention of nonprofit agencies and donors nationwide.

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5 Facts About Hungry Children in America

Millions of Americans live in households that struggle against hunger, and food insecurity has no boundaries. Hunger impacts society’s most vulnerable members across the country, including children. As parents are forced to choose between feeding their children three meals a day and paying essential bills, such as rent and electricity, chronic hunger can have serious effects on a child’s health and development. 

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How to Reduce Food Waste at Home

Let’s face it: Food waste is a massive problem around the world. But just how much food gets tossed, and what can we do about it? Today, we’ll explore food waste in America and discuss some of the small steps that each of us can take to reduce food waste at home. 

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Food Friday: Easy Mexican Quinoa

Welcome back to our Food Friday recipe series! This week, we’re turning our attention toward quinoa—a protein- and fiber-packed superfood. This easy Mexican quinoa recipe can be made in 30 minutes, and it’s packed with veggies and nutrients. 

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What Is SNAP and Are You Eligible?

Food is a basic need that millions of Americans struggle to afford. Oftentimes, people face hardships that could strike any of us, such as a family health emergency or an involuntary cutback in work hours, and could benefit from receiving some support to make ends meet. 

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6 Surprising Food Waste Facts

Most of us know that food waste is a problem, but you may not realize just how prevalent the issue has become in modern societies throughout the world.  

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Why You Shouldn’t Live by the Term "Expiration Date"

Many of us regularly check the dates on our food products to determine if they should stay in the fridge or pantry, or get chucked. However, if you find food labels to be a bit confusing, you aren’t alone. The truth is that there are no universally accepted dating descriptions, and so there’s a variety of dating terminology used on our food products. 

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Food Friday: Rainbow Chard Wraps

Welcome back to another installment of Food Friday, when we share nutritious, delicious recipes featuring simple ingredient lists and whole foods. Today we’re introducing a recipe that will bring something fresh and bright to your mealtimes during these cold winter months: veggie-packed, simple-to-whip-up rainbow chard wraps. 

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