Announcing Vermonters Feeding Vermonters A new program to purchase local produce for Vermonters facing hunger May 10th, 2018 - Killington, VT—Last week, the Vermont Foodbank unveiled Vermonters Feeding Vermonters, a brand new program that will purchase high quality fruits and vegetables directly from Vermont growers to distribute to Vermonters facing hunger. This announcement took place [...]
About adminThe mission of the Vermont Foodbank is to gather and share quality food and nurture partnerships so that no one in Vermont will go hungry.
Food to Learn by a guest blog post by Vermont Foodbank Board Member, Joe Zuaro During our lives, we experience many transitions. For many of us, these transitions involve a stint in the classroom. Perhaps we are returning to school to improve our future job prospects in order to better provide for our family. Maybe [...]
VERMONT FOODBANK OPPOSES CUTS TO HUNGER RELIEF IN HOUSE FARM BILL Joins Rep. Welch in opposing harmful language and putting people facing hunger in Vermont first Attributed to John Sayles, Vermont Foodbank CEO April 16th, 2018 - The Vermont Foodbank expressed dismay, today, at language included in the 2018 Farm Bill by the House Agriculture [...]
Vermont Farm Bill Coalition needs your signature to help protect federal nutrition programs April 5th, 2018 - This year, the Farm Bill – legislation that touches nearly every way we provide food to communities in this country – is up for reauthorization by Congress. The Farm Bill represents an opportunity to strengthen and improve key [...]
Hannaford donates $80,000 to Vermont Foodbank for child nutrition efforts Funding to support continued operation of VeggieVanGo program, which provides fresh and nutritious produce to schools statewide Hannaford Supermarkets Director of Operations Samara Bushey (second from right) presents Vermont Foodbank officials with a $80,000 donation at the Foodbank’s headquarters in Barre, Vt. The donation [...]
Vermont Foodbank Welcomes Jeffrey Tieman to Board of Directors March 19th, 2018– The Vermont Foodbank’s Board of Directors unanimously elected Jeffrey Tieman, president and CEO of Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems (VAHHS), as a new board member, to serve a three-year term. “Tieman brings a unique perspective from the health care industry that [...]