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2806, 2019

3SquaresVT: More than just food

By |June 28th, 2019|Categories: 3SquaresVT|0 Comments

Back in December, we wrote about the Vermont Foodbank’s efforts to connect older adults with food resources like 3SquaresVT. Since then, we’ve been trying out new methods to reach more older adults in Vermont through public housing sites, home visits, senior centers, and new partnerships. While we are proud of the work we do, it’s also not really about us.

606, 2019

Meet Angela & Her Kids

By |June 6th, 2019|Categories: Stories|0 Comments

Five years ago, Angela was in a terrible car wreck. The accident left her with long-term physical and mental disabilities, and she struggles to get by on hardly any income. A mom of two young children, Angela trusts that they’ll get through this tough time together. In the meantime, she’s grateful that she can turn to her local food shelf for help feeding her family. This is Angela’s story:

3105, 2019

Training Cooks, Nourishing the Community

By |May 31st, 2019|Categories: Community Kitchen Academy, Stories|0 Comments

Eleven newly-minted cooks from around Central Vermont were awarded diplomas on Thursday in Barre’s Old Labor Hall. Before dozens of family members, friends, and community supporters who came out for the ceremony, the CKA graduates accepted their diplomas and then celebrated their achievement by feeding the crowd an exquisite buffet-style meal that included smoked pork ribs, loaded potato salad poppers, meatballs, and many more nutritious foods.