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The mission of the Vermont Foodbank is to gather and share quality food and nurture partnerships so that no one in Vermont will go hungry.
17 02, 2017

National Life Group Foundation Donates $30,000 to Vermont Foodbank

National Life Group Foundation Donates $30,000 to Vermont Foodbank Charitable Grant Supports Youth Food Programs, Including Backpack Program   Montpelier, Vermont – A $30,000 grant from the National Life Group Foundation will benefit youth food programs of the Vermont Foodbank. National Life CEO Mehran Assadi, left, and Chairman Thomas MacLeay, right, present a check [...]

8 02, 2017

Vermont Foodbank Extends Welcome to All

 The Vermont Foodbank is committed to ensuring that every person in our state has the food they need to reach their human potential. Those with the courage to ask for help must trust that the Foodbank and each of our Network Partner food shelves, meal sites, senior centers, shelters and youth programs care only about [...]

11 01, 2016

Meatless Monday Feature: Carrots

Today’s Meatless Monday blog was written by Sara and Heather, volunteers testing and tasting recipes from our Vermont Fresh: A Fruit and Vegetable Handbook. Join these two home cooks as they explore Carrots!  We tested the Carrot Fritters Recipe on January 3, 2016. Estimated cost: $2.35 for the complete recipe Serves: 3 people (if accompanied by [...]

3 01, 2016

Leahy Announces Expansion of Charitable Deductions of Food Donations

Joined by local advocates to end hunger and food insecurity, Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) announced at the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf in Burlington that a provision incentivizing donations of surplus food to local food pantries was recently signed into law, helping efforts to cut back on food waste and supporting communities help those in need [...]

28 12, 2015

Meatless Monday Feature: Leeks

Today’s Meatless Monday blog was written by Catherine Bilinski, a volunteer testing and tasting recipes from our Vermont Fresh: A Fruit and Vegetable Handbook. She takes us into her kitchen and shares her stories and tips for cooking a delicious Braised Scallions or Leeks in Mustard-Cream Sauce with Smoked Spanish Paprika.  Serves 4 This accompanies a pork loin [...]

26 12, 2015

Thank you for a great gleaning season

Today's blog is a thank you letter, written by Genna Williams, Vermont Foodbank's gleaning and community outreach coordinator. It was a great gleaning season, and we have many people to thank for our success in sharing fresh, local produce with our neighbors in need.  As the ground begins to freeze, the Vermont Foodbank would like [...]