/Vermont Foodbank Programs
28 06, 2019

3SquaresVT: More than just food


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.

3SquaresVT: More than just food2019-06-28T12:03:19-04:00
31 05, 2019

Training Cooks, Nourishing the Community


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.

Training Cooks, Nourishing the Community2019-05-31T10:12:43-04:00
30 05, 2019

Meet Josh


Josh is a 51-year-old who lives in Barre, Vermont. He and his wife of 20 years recently divorced, and it has been difficult to manage his Parkinson’s disease and keep healthy food on the table.

Meet Josh2019-05-29T14:07:46-04:00
22 05, 2019

VeggieVanGo Arrives in Randolph!


As a UVM dietetics graduate student and intern, I have spent the last two weeks with the Vermont Foodbank. During this rotation, I had the opportunity to participate in some amazing VT Fresh events. One of my favorites was experiencing the first VeggieVanGo event with Gifford Health Care.

VeggieVanGo Arrives in Randolph!2019-05-22T11:03:10-04:00
27 12, 2018

Our 3SquaresVT Outreach Team helps older Vermonters access the food they need


Our 3SquaresVT Outreach Team helps older Vermonters access the food they need Today's post was written by Faye Longo, the Vermont Foodbank's 3SquaresVT Outreach Coordinator. Did you know that 6.3% of older Vermonters are food insecure? That means many of our older neighbors are choosing between purchasing their medications, getting to the doctor, paying rent [...]

Our 3SquaresVT Outreach Team helps older Vermonters access the food they need2018-12-20T16:47:32-04:00
8 06, 2018

Vermont Foodbank kicks off new Gleaning Program in Rutland


Rutland, VT—As the days get longer and warmer, home gardens and local farm fields are beginning to fill up with fresh produce – the growing season is underway. And with it, the Vermont Foodbank’s gleaning teams are taking to the fields to harvest surplus fresh food for people struggling to afford it. Gleaning is the [...]

Vermont Foodbank kicks off new Gleaning Program in Rutland2018-06-08T09:27:10-04:00