/Tag: Brattleboro
18 12, 2015

Vermont Foodbank’s Brattleboro Distribution Center

2018-12-07T15:36:11-04:00

Today's blog is written by Alex Bornstein, Chief Operations Officer at the Vermont Foodbank. Vernon School students help sort food at the warehouse in Brattleboro. The Vermont Foodbank’s Brattleboro warehouse, one of four Foodbank warehouses serving Vermont, has increased pounds distributed by 37% over the last two years, serving as a major [...]

Vermont Foodbank’s Brattleboro Distribution Center2018-12-07T15:36:11-04:00
16 09, 2015

Volunteer Profile: Lani Wharton

2017-11-08T16:15:57-04:00

Lani has been a huge asset to our gleaning program. Not only does she volunteer regularly in the fields, she is also a great advocate for us in the community. Genna Williams, our Gleaning and Community Outreach Coordinator in the Southern Region, is so grateful for all of her help and dedication to getting fresh [...]

Volunteer Profile: Lani Wharton2017-11-08T16:15:57-04:00
15 09, 2015

Volunteer Profile: David Loxsom

2017-11-08T16:15:57-04:00

David Loxsom has been a huge help to us in Brattleboro! He has been a reliable weekly volunteer and we are so grateful for his enthusiasm and hard work fighting hunger. We’ll let him tell you a little bit more about himself... David, where are you from and where do you currently live? Born and [...]

Volunteer Profile: David Loxsom2017-11-08T16:15:57-04:00
11 09, 2015

Getting to Know Vermont Foodbank Staff: Genna Williams

2017-11-08T16:15:58-04:00

Genna Williams joined the Foodbank staff earlier this summer. She works out of our Brattleboro facility as the Gleaning and Community Outreach Coordinator for the Southern Region. Despite being very busy coordinating summer gleaning volunteers, we were able to ask her a few questions to get to know her better. Genna, when did you start [...]

Getting to Know Vermont Foodbank Staff: Genna Williams2017-11-08T16:15:58-04:00
23 07, 2015

Produce Drops: Distributing Fresh Food Quickly and to Scale

2017-11-08T16:16:05-04:00

One of the Vermont Foodbank’s most important, impactful goals is to increase the amount of fresh produce that we distribute statewide. Last year, we distributed 41% more produce than the year before, and this year we have further increased our distribution by another 60%. We are on our way to achieving our goal of 2 [...]

Produce Drops: Distributing Fresh Food Quickly and to Scale2017-11-08T16:16:05-04:00
20 05, 2015

Putney Foodshelf Family Food Bag Program

2017-11-08T16:16:12-04:00

This is a guest post from Susan Kochinskas, a volunteer with the Putney Foodshelf. We asked her to provide more info on the Putney Foodshelf Family Food Bag Program, which is modeled after the Vermont Foodbank BackPack Program. The Putney Foodshelf has been running  Family Food Bag program for the past two years quite successfully. [...]

Putney Foodshelf Family Food Bag Program2017-11-08T16:16:12-04:00