/Tag: Bennington
7 03, 2015

Program Update: School Food Pantry To-Go

2017-11-08T16:16:22-04:00

March is National Nutrition Month and we're publishing a series of blog posts that focus on nutrition within our networks. You can also learn about our programs here. The Vermont Foodbank’s School Food Pantry To-Go program started as a pilot during the spring of 2013 at the Winooski School. We chose this school because of [...]

Program Update: School Food Pantry To-Go2017-11-08T16:16:22-04:00
23 05, 2014

Meals on Wheels of Bennington County: Nutritional Insurance

2017-11-08T16:16:45-04:00

Home-delivered and community meals didn’t always taste so good at Meals on Wheels of Bennington County. Executive director Susan Fox recalls witnessing “meals being made from canned meatballs.” And the center wasn’t as welcoming as it is now either.  Again Fox remembers, “The dining room was dismal, full of boxes and freezers.” Fox found her [...]

Meals on Wheels of Bennington County: Nutritional Insurance2017-11-08T16:16:45-04:00
10 10, 2013

Bennington Kitchen Cupboard: Seeing the Big Picture

2017-11-08T16:16:58-04:00

Written by Jane Vossler Bennington Kitchen Cupboard had a lot of sage cheddar cheese on its hands, and their clients, who are called “guests,” had been refusing it.  The flecks of sage looked too much like mold.  Sue Andrews, who oversees the Kitchen Cupboard, wasn’t about to let all that good cheese go to waste.  [...]

Bennington Kitchen Cupboard: Seeing the Big Picture2017-11-08T16:16:58-04:00