/Tag: Community Kitchen Academy
20 06, 2017

Community Kitchen Academy Program Welcomes New Chef Instructor

2017-11-08T16:15:37-04:00

Burlington, VT – The Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf (CEFS) and the Vermont Foodbank are thrilled to announce the hiring of a new Chef Instructor for the Community Kitchen Academy (CKA) program in Burlington. Jim Logan brings over 30 years of culinary experience to his position at CEFS.  He was the Chef Instructor for the New [...]

Community Kitchen Academy Program Welcomes New Chef Instructor2017-11-08T16:15:37-04:00
4 08, 2015

Wells Fargo Supports the Vermont Foodbank’s Community Kitchen Academy Program

2017-11-08T16:16:02-04:00

The Vermont Foodbank’s Community Kitchen Academy (CKA) Program recently received a $10,000 grant from Wells Fargo! CKA prepares underemployed and unemployed Vermonters for careers in the food service industry. Students actively develop and apply new skills by creating wholesome meals for those at risk of hunger. Upon graduation, students are well positioned to obtain a [...]

Wells Fargo Supports the Vermont Foodbank’s Community Kitchen Academy Program2017-11-08T16:16:02-04:00
8 05, 2015

Vermont Foodbank Staff Profile: Patrick Gilbert

2017-11-08T16:16:13-04:00

We like featuring our colleagues at the Vermont Foodbank here on the blog. If you've called or visited the Vermont Foodbank in Barre,you've probably spoken with our next featured guest. In fact, if you live anywhere in central Vermont, it's likely you've met or know Patrick Gilbert our Receptionist. Here's his story... I am the [...]

Vermont Foodbank Staff Profile: Patrick Gilbert2017-11-08T16:16:13-04:00
6 05, 2015

Infographic: The Impacts of Community Kitchen Academy

2017-11-08T16:16:13-04:00

Community Kitchen Academy has been in operation since 2009, first in partnership with the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf in Burlington and now also with Capstone Community Action (formerly CVCAC) in Barre. We recently surveyed past graduates to see how the program had impacted their life. Here's an infographic based on their responses. Direct quotes are [...]

Infographic: The Impacts of Community Kitchen Academy2017-11-08T16:16:13-04:00
17 04, 2015

Volunteer Appreciation Week Profile: Eva Loomis

2017-11-08T16:16:19-04:00

National Volunteer Appreciation Week is April 12-18. We’d like to take this opportunity – on the blog, with social media, in person and at our facilities – to thank the volunteers that help us serve our neighbors in need. Eva Loomis has been a volunteer with the Foodbank since last fall and has really been [...]

Volunteer Appreciation Week Profile: Eva Loomis2017-11-08T16:16:19-04:00
16 04, 2015

Volunteer Appreciation Week Profile: Charity Pratt

2017-11-08T16:16:19-04:00

Charity Pratt has been volunteering for the Vermont Foodbank once a week for the last five years. She has volunteered over 360 hours with us! Her dedication to helping us fight hunger is incredible. It’s great to know that we can rely on her every week to be here making a difference in people’s lives. [...]

Volunteer Appreciation Week Profile: Charity Pratt2017-11-08T16:16:19-04:00