/Policy
22 11, 2019

Defend access to 3SquaresVT

2019-11-22T14:23:47-05:00

As Vermonters turn on their furnaces and prepare for Thanksgiving, the Trump administration is once again taking aim at some of our most vulnerable neighbors. The White House and USDA recently announced their third attempt in the past 12 months to go around Congress and take food away from millions of working families, people with disabilities, and older Americans in need. A new proposed rule change would cut SNAP (known in Vermont as 3SquaresVT) benefits by $4.5 billion over five years, including a yearly cut of over $25 million in Vermont.

Defend access to 3SquaresVT2019-11-22T14:23:47-05:00
13 03, 2019

Hunger Free Vermont and the Vermont Foodbank oppose the Trump Administration’s harmful proposed changes for 3SquaresVT

2019-03-13T14:03:14-05:00

Hunger Free Vermont and the Vermont Foodbank oppose the Trump Administration’s harmful proposed changes for 3SquaresVT An Op Ed by Vermont Foodbank CEO, John Sayles and Hunger Free Vermont Executive Director, Anore Horton After failing to gut the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, known in Vermont as 3SquaresVT) in the Farm Bill, President Trump is [...]

Hunger Free Vermont and the Vermont Foodbank oppose the Trump Administration’s harmful proposed changes for 3SquaresVT2019-03-13T14:03:14-05:00
11 01, 2019

The Government Shutdown’s Impact on Hunger in Vermont

2019-03-08T13:48:45-05:00

The Government Shutdown's Impact on Hunger in Vermont January 11th, 2018 – Earlier this week, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced they are providing states with funding to continue funding federal nutrition programs through February. The Vermont Foodbank is relieved that important benefits like SNAP, WIC, and school meals will continue until the [...]

The Government Shutdown’s Impact on Hunger in Vermont2019-03-08T13:48:45-05:00
14 12, 2018

Vermont Anti-Hunger Organizations Applaud Farm Bill Agreement

2019-03-08T13:49:55-05:00

Vermont Anti-Hunger Organizations Applaud Farm Bill Agreement that Protects SNAP and Keeps Food on the Table for Vermonters Struggling Against Hunger 12/14/18 – On Wednesday, Congress overwhelmingly passed a strong, bipartisan Farm Bill that protects the federal nutrition programs and supports our farmers and agricultural economy. The bill that passed is a testament to nearly [...]

Vermont Anti-Hunger Organizations Applaud Farm Bill Agreement2019-03-08T13:49:55-05:00
13 09, 2018

Vermont needs a strong Farm Bill that supports federal nutrition programs

2019-03-08T13:51:33-05:00

Vermont needs a strong Farm Bill that supports federal nutrition programs September 13th, 2018 - Barre, VT- Currently, Congress is considering the future of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) as they look to reconcile the House and Senate versions of the Farm Bill. The decisions they make [...]

Vermont needs a strong Farm Bill that supports federal nutrition programs2019-03-08T13:51:33-05:00
16 04, 2018

Vermont Foodbank Joins Rep. Peter Welch in Opposition to Cuts to Hunger Relief in House Farm Bill

2019-03-08T13:53:06-05:00

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 Foodbank Joins Rep. Peter Welch in Opposition to Cuts to Hunger Relief in House Farm Bill2019-03-08T13:53:06-05:00