/Tag: Craftsbury
18 09, 2015

Volunteer Profile: John Kearns


John Kearns is a volunteer in our warehouse and in our gleaning program. Andrea Solazzo, our Gleaning and Community Outreach Coordinator for the Northern Region, especially appreciates the consistent help and the distance he's been willing to travel. On top of his volunteer work, he's creating an online hub connecting people in the food system, [...]

Volunteer Profile: John Kearns2017-11-08T16:15:57-04:00
18 08, 2015

Sterling College: Working Hands, Working Minds at the Vermont Foodbank


This summer, Sterling College students assisted our gleaning program by harvesting fresh, excess produce from Pete's Greens in Craftsbury, VT. They gathered 450 lbs of chard for food shelves and meal sites in the area, as well as interviewed our Gleaning & Community Outreach Coordinator for the Northeast Kingdom, Andrea Solazzo. Beana Bern, Digital Content [...]

Sterling College: Working Hands, Working Minds at the Vermont Foodbank2017-11-08T16:16:00-04:00
24 09, 2014

Governor’s Institute Students Give Back


On July 22, the Vermont Foodbank hosted a group from The Governor’s Institute of Vermont, which gleaned and processed food for distribution to Vermonters in need. The Governor’s Institute students also worked at the Center for an Agricultural Economy’s shared use processing facility in Hardwick, processing vegetables into packaged and cut forms.  All of the [...]

Governor’s Institute Students Give Back2017-11-08T16:16:36-04:00