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Field Reports

Prioritizing the Voices of Clients in Program Evaluation: A Survey of the Commodity Supplemental Food Program in Davidson County, TN

Margaux Johnson-Green, Emerson Fellow

Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee,
Published 2020

Nashville, Tennessee

In Tennessee, 10.7% of older adults aged 60 or older experience food insecurity, compared to 8% of Seniors nationwide. This report focuses on one of the interventions to address the needs of this growing food insecure population, the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP). CSFP is a federal program managed by Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee for Seniors 60 older who at 130% or below the federal poverty line that provides them with a monthly food box filled with nutritious, self-stable foods to supplement their diets.

Special thanks to The Kroger Co. Foundation for their support of Margaux’s placement at Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee.

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Publication tags: Field Reports - Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CFSP), Domestic Federal Nutrition Programs