The following is Tiffany Mobb's Community Kitchen Acadamey (CKA) graduation speech. Tiffany is a graduate of the 21st class of CKA, Burlington. Good afternoon friends, family, Classmates. Today we are gathered here in celebration of the 21st Community Kitchen Academy Graduation. We all took many different paths to get here but we came with a [...]
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This a blog post from Anna Huffman, a UVM Dietetic Intern who spent a week working with the VT Fresh program. As a UVM dietetics graduate student, I’ve spent the past six months interning at various clinical and community nutrition sites around the state. I chose to do my one-week exploratory rotation with the Vermont [...]
Today’s blog is by Shane Collins, 3SquaresVT Outreach Coordinator. Everyone knows that to be healthy, you need to eat nutritious foods. But it's not always easy. If you're a working family on a budget, food also needs to be convenient and affordable. And when push comes to shove, which of those three requirements are you [...]
John Sayles, the Vermont Foodbank CEO, has been appointed to a two-year term on the Board of Directors of Feeding America. He currently sits on the Feeding America Policy Engagement and Advocacy Committee which develops national policy direction for the organizations nationwide network of food banks. Feeding America is the largest domestic hunger-relief in the [...]
Hannaford Supermarkets delivered nearly 390 cases of food to the Vermont Foodbank as a result of the annual Hannaford Helps Fight Hunger program, an annual holiday charitable campaign. As a food retailer, Hannaford has long-standing relationships with food banks and local food pantries — donating food and healthcare products every week. Hannaford Helps Fight Hunger was established [...]
The BackPack program, which sends children home from school each week with bags of kid-friendly, nonperishable, vitamin-fortified food from all five food groups, has received positive feedback from parents of students in the program, according to a 2015-2016 school year survey done by the Foodbank. More than 90% of parents said the BackPack program has [...]