It’s already May 2nd which means you only have two, well 2 1/2 days left to take advantage of two really great opportunities.

1. Vermont Restaurant Week – Folks from the Foodbank have already visited Sweetwaters, Duende, Leunigs, Prohibition Pig, El Gato Cantina, Kismet, The Mad Taco and Hen of the Wood.  Get out there, support your local restaurant and the Vermont Foodbank too!

2. The Foodbank Hunger Conference presented by National Life Group – you can still register online, but just until Friday afternoon. Do not miss this opportunity on May 8th, at the Sheraton in Burlington, to gain a better understand hunger, poverty and the charitable food system in Vermont, develop pro-active strategies to better affect social change, and gain insight that will powerfully impact your work.

This year’s featured speaker is Dr. Steve Robbins. Using humor, science, and a keen understanding of human behavior, Dr. Robbins speaks throughout the country on issues of leadership, inclusion & innovation, cultural competence and the competitive marketplace. Audiences leave with a greater curiosity, motivation and intentionality about creating inclusive environments.

With more than eight workshops discussing issues like messaging and advocacy, fresh food initiatives, unconventional partnerships, and 400+ attendees—non-profit partners, business leaders, legislators, etc., this thought-provoking and inspiring day of learning is one not to be missed. Register online now!