CAFNR team collaborates to improve food pantry nutrition
Apr 17, 2012
Part of the Food for the Future initiative is providing a healthy food supply for all – including the underprivileged. This story highlights a food pantry program run through the university that strives to do that.
It’s a matter of security. Food security.
At Open Door Ministries’ food pantry in Sedalia, Mo., security comes in the form of bags of potatoes, gallons of milk and canned fruit and vegetables to get families through the month with enough to eat.
The College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (CAFNR) at the University of Missouri wants to help make the lives of low-income families a little healthier. CAFNR’s Food Pantry Nutrition Project is partnering researchers with eight mid-Missouri food pantries to improve nutrition. More…