The objective of this report was to better understand how the emergency food system works during a crisis. The research sought to identify networks and points of strength as well as areas to be strengthened to improve resiliency during an emergency.
This report analyzes the ways in which individual pantries throughout Middlesex County interact with food product date labels, food waste, staff and client education, and the impact that COVID-19 has had on those topics.
This report offers some insight about the non-food challenges that pantries confronted during the pandemic, how pantry staff navigated the demand for these services during the pandemic through July of 2021, and it provides some idea about the type of information that might be useful to pantries moving forward.
This brief examines how a set of food pantries in Middlesex County, NJ experienced the pandemic from March to October/November 2020.