Background / History
The following documents describe where our work originates from, including the history of Freshplace, a food pantry program in Hartford, CT.
Articles about the Freshplace program:
Martin K, Grady J, Wu R, Wolff M, Colantonio A. Food Pantry Program Improves Food Security, Self Sufficiency and Diet Quality. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, November 2013.
Robaina K, Martin K. Food Insecurity is related to Poor Diet Quality and Obesity among Food Pantry Participants in Hartford, CT. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2012 Dec.
Martin K, Shuckerow M, O’Rourke C, Schmitz A. Changing the Conversation about Hunger – the Process of Developing Freshplace. Progress in Community Health Partnerships, Johns Hopkins Press. 2012.
Martin K, Colantonio A, Picho K, Boyle K. Self-efficacy is Associated with Increased Food Security in Novel Food Pantry Program. Social Science and Medicine - Population Health. 2016.