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Vermont Foodbank works together with partner organizations and local farms to offer programs that nourish neighbors and support food-secure communities in the ways that work best for them.

From purchasing locally grown food to providing job training and more, here are some of the ways we’re working to support a state where we all can thrive.

Photo of a woman running through a field with a bag of beets.
Photo of a woman running through a field with a bag of beets.
Photo of a woman cutting the ribbon for the new VGN Mobile Classroom which was funded in part through a grant from Vermont Foodbank.

Vermont Foodbank offers grants to community and network partner organizations in support of our mission.

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Photo of CKA Burlington students preparing potatoes in the kitchen.

Community Kitchen Academy teaches the skills and knowledge to build a career in food service. Students in Barre and Burlington use rescued food from grocery stores, local farms, and businesses to prepare meals that are distributed to neighbors through food shelves and meal sites.

Photo of a man smiling at the camera while showing a container of freshly picked blueberries. Gleaning, among many of our programs, increases the availablilty of fresh fruits and vegetables to neighbors facing hunger.

Vermont Foodbank works with farms and volunteers to “rescue” excess fruits and vegetables from farm fields–connecting neighbors with fresh, locally grown food.

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Vermont Foodbank purchases first-quality, Vermont-produced dairy, eggs, meat, and produce from over 300 farms across our state to provide neighbors with fresh, nourishing, locally-grown foods through our programs.

Photo of VT Fresh team member speaking with an older woman at a VT Fresh cooking demonstration. VT Fresh, along with many of our programs, increases access to fresh fruits and vegetables in the state.

VT Fresh aims to make Vermont-grown fruits and veggies accessible to everyone. VT Fresh offers recipes, cooking tips, nutrition information, community partner support, and more.

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Find support for additional food assistance, housing, transportation, heat and utility assistance, legal services and more from community partners and government agencies.

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Photo of an older woman and a young girl shopping in a grocery store for bread.