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BloomingVeg Stocks the Little Free Pantries

Little Free Pantry Bloomington, fellow project of the Center For Sustainable Living, has a variety of small pantries around town, similar to Little Free Libraries. Can you add a few vegan items to the pantry nearest to you?

Have you heard of a “Little Free Pantry” (LFP)? Little Free Pantry Bloomington, fellow project of the Center For Sustainable Living, has a variety of small pantries around town, similar to Little Free Libraries.

Can you add a few vegan items to the pantry nearest to you?

Here’s how you can help with this project

  1. Check out the map of LFPs in Bloomington
  2. Look in your own pantry or head to the store for items in need (list below).
  3. Add your items to the LFP of your choice
  4. Snap a picture and post it on Instagram and tag @Bloomingveg or to our Facebook group – we want to see how many pantries we can stock together!

Items In Need that are Vegan-Friendly

Ready to Eat

  • Granola bars (Annie’s, LARABAR, some Clif and Nature Valley)
  • Mixed nuts
  • Nut butter
  • Chips & crackers
  • Pretzels
  • Apple sauce
  • Fruit cups
  • Dried fruits
  • Fresh fruits
  • Jams & fruit preserves
  • Root vegetables
  • Breakfast Cereal (Cap’n Crunch, Quaker Life, Nature’s Path, Grape-Nuts, Kashi, etc.)
  • Baby foods (Earth’s Best, Sprout)
  • Water
  • Juice & sports drinks
  • Rice cakes
  • Cookies (Oreos, Enjoy Life)

Pantry Staples

  • Canned fruits & veggies
  • Pasta & jarred sauce
  • Non-Dairy boxed mac & cheese (Daiya, Annie’s)
  • Dried beans
  • Rice
  • Quinoa & couscous
  • Veggie broth
  • Bread
  • Nut butters
  • Spices
  • Vegan or salted popcorn (Boom Chicka Pop)
  • Flour
  • Vegan sugar (Coconut sugar, Sugar in the Raw)
  • Oatmeal
  • Coffee & tea
  • Baby cereals
  • Formula

Home & Personal

  • Can opener
  • Vegan winter clothing (faux-fur hats, gloves, socks, etc)
  • Toilet paper
  • Deodorant
  • Body wash
  • Q-tips
  • Sanitizer
  • All-purpose cleaner
  • Toothbrush & toothpaste
  • Shampoo & conditioner
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Diapers
  • Baby wipes
  • Baby wash
  • First Aid supplies
  • School supplies
  • Cards and games

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