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

Get Involved

Connect with veg-heads in Bloomington and make a difference for animals.

Get involved

Connect With Us

Newsletters
Also connect me with

Dining Guide

Members of BloomingVeg have scoured the dining options in Bloomington to find and recommend the best options for you.

Browse the guide

Hopscotch Coffee

Locally roasted beans on the B-line.

Events

We’ve been playing it safe with COVID and only hosting occasional outdoor events. You’ll find them listed here.

Recent News

Vegan Cookie Swap & Potluck

Our annual cookie swap is back! Sunday, December 17th at 2pm.

Vegan Cookout

Sunday, September 10th 1pm-4pm at Bryan Park North Shelter

About

BloomingVeg is an all-ages social and advocacy group for vegetarians, vegans, and veggie-lovers alike in Bloomington, Indiana.