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Resource: Micro-pantries During Covid-19 Pandemic


This infographic presents information from a Duke/Tufts research study exploring the role of micro-pantries during the COVID-19 pandemic. Topics represented:

  • What is a micropantry?
  • Who operates micropantries?
  • Typical micropantry food offerings
  • Key takeaways from the research interviews
  • Information resources used by micropantry stewards
  • Positive aspects of micropantries
  • Items patrons also wanted, but could not find at micropantries
  • Safety considerations

Micropantries Infographic

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Podcast on micropantries

E154: Micropantries and Community Resilience during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Friday, January 21, 2022

Today, we're going to speak about micropantries as a form of community resilience in the face of the food insecurity exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Our guests today are Reverend Wendy Miller Olapade of the United Church of Christ in Medford, Massachusetts, professor Norbert Wilson, who's Professor of Food Economics and Community at Duke University, and lead author of a recent paper on micropantries in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, Sara Folta, with the Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition, Science, and Policy.