A Vermont Foodbank staff member moves a box of food in the warehouse. In the background more boxes of food are stacked.


Are you in immediate need of help? Vermont Foodbank partners with over 200 food shelves, meal sites, and organizations providing food assistance throughout the state. Please use our Find a Food Shelf tool to access food near you.

A Vermont Foodbank staff member directs traffic at a produce distribution event in Barre, Vermont.


All across Vermont, neighbors are experiencing food insecurity. Putting nourishing food on the table for every person in Vermont is a big task, and that’s why the Foodbank needs your help. Get involved with your Foodbank and make a difference today.

2 in 5 People in Vermont Are Food Insecure

Food insecurity is economic insecurity – if people have enough money to cover their basic needs, they can also afford the food they need and want. People experience food insecurity in every community in Vermont.

News & Updates

  • Tara is a holistic nutrition consultant and a trained chef from Montpelier, who also offers postpartum support to mothers in Vermont. She’s a single mom, has her own business, and volunteers in her community serving food to unhoused neighbors. And she has faced food insecurity over the last 20 years. She has shared her experience with us to help build awareness of food insecurity.

  • There are two common types of coupons that you can useto purchase affordable groceries at farmers markets in Vermont: Farm to Family and Crop Cash coupons.

  • After 36 years working as a counselor at a community college, Peter retired to Vermont and started volunteering at the Foodbank. More than nine years and 1,000 shifts later, Peter shares why he keeps showing up.

Our Vision For Vermont

Everyone in Vermont…

  • has equitable access to enough nourishing food every day.
  • takes action to eliminate hunger and poverty.
  • has what they need to thrive.
Map of the State of Vermont. Vermont Foodbank has a statewide presence through its three distribution centers and its network of over 200 food shelves, meal sites, and partner organizations.