/Tag: Essex County
5 09, 2015

Plum Creek Supports Vermont Foodbank BackPack Program

2017-11-08T16:15:59-04:00

First-time gift will provide food for kids in Essex County schools The Vermont Foodbank received a $2,000 grant from Plum Creek in support of the BackPack Program. Started in 2008, the Vermont Foodbank BackPack Program is a weekend nutrition program designed to meet the needs of children struggling with hunger at times when other resources, [...]

Plum Creek Supports Vermont Foodbank BackPack Program2017-11-08T16:15:59-04:00
1 07, 2014

Map the Meal Gap Study Uncovers VT Food Insecurity Rates

2017-11-08T16:16:40-04:00

The annual Map the Meal Gap results show that food insecurity continues to remain high in Vermont. According to the newly released data, 83,630 people in the area are food insecure, which includes 24,530 children. While Vermont falls below the national food-insecurity rate of 15.9 percent, when it comes to child food –insecurity, the rates [...]

Map the Meal Gap Study Uncovers VT Food Insecurity Rates2017-11-08T16:16:40-04:00