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23 12, 2014

Community Kitchen Graduate Feature: Jak Renfrew

2017-11-08T16:16:29-04:00

This is a guest blog post from Jak Renfrew, a recent graduate of Community Kitchen Academy in Barre. He gave the student graduation speech, which you can read here. After having been unemployed for a while last winter, I began to work for a nonprofit organization which allowed me to receive food benefits as part [...]

Community Kitchen Graduate Feature: Jak Renfrew2017-11-08T16:16:29-04:00
9 10, 2014

The Impact of Community Kitchen Academy

2017-11-08T16:16:35-04:00

Community Kitchen Academy has been in operation since 2009, first in partnership with the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf in Burlington, VT and now also with Capstone Community Action (formerly CVCAC) in Barre, VT. It's a good time to look back and document the impacts of the program: Click here to view this photo book larger [...]

The Impact of Community Kitchen Academy2017-11-08T16:16:35-04:00
18 12, 2013

Community Kitchen Academy Graduates First Barre Class [Photos & Video]

2017-11-08T16:16:55-04:00

On October 25, 2013, the Community Kitchen Academy graduated its very first class of students in Barre.  Former Governor Madeleine Kunin spoke at the graduation and Barre Mayor Thomas Lauzon was on hand to celebrate with the class. Graduates include: Charles Bent Christina LaRock Rebecca Miller Joshua Sera Emily Severance Ashley Sherman Daniel White Alan [...]

Community Kitchen Academy Graduates First Barre Class [Photos & Video]2017-11-08T16:16:55-04:00
11 11, 2013

Community Kitchen Academy Graduates First Class in Barre [PHOTOS]

2017-11-08T16:16:56-04:00

On Friday, October 25th, the first Community Kitchen Academy class in Barre graduated eight students. Governor Madeleine Kunin joined dignitaries and guests in congratulating the students, who completed a 13 week course in culinary skills development, career readiness and job placement. Community Kitchen Academy was started as a partnership, in Burlington, between the Vermont Foodbank [...]

Community Kitchen Academy Graduates First Class in Barre [PHOTOS]2017-11-08T16:16:56-04:00
24 10, 2013

Community Kitchen Academy Celebrates 1st Graduation at New Location in Barre

2017-11-08T16:16:57-04:00

MEDIA ADVISORY The Vermont Foodbank and Central Vermont Community Action Council (CVCAC) are excited to announce the Community Kitchen Academy (CKA) program’s first graduating class at the new CVCAC facility in Barre. This summer, the Vermont Foodbank, partnering locally with Central Vermont Community Action Council (CVCAC) expanded the statewide Community Kitchen Academy (CKA) program to [...]

Community Kitchen Academy Celebrates 1st Graduation at New Location in Barre2017-11-08T16:16:57-04:00
13 02, 2013

Hunger Awareness Day 2013 Recap

2017-11-08T16:17:09-04:00

Vermont Foodbank staff went to the Vermont State House on Hunger Awareness Day, Feb. 12th, to connect with legislators and to drive home the point that hunger exists in every community in Vermont.  More than 88,000 Vermonters live in poverty (2010).  In 2012, the Vermont Foodbank distributed more than 8 million pounds of food to [...]

Hunger Awareness Day 2013 Recap2017-11-08T16:17:09-04:00