Mika and Governor

Mica Seely of the Vermont Foodbank with Governor Peter Shumlin

The Vermont Foodbank received a 2016 Governor’s Awards for Environmental Excellence, recognizing its work on food rescue initiatives which have diverted 4,157,711 pounds of waste into consumable food. The close partnership on food rescue between the Foodbank and the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources, which grew out of the new Universal Recyc