/Tag: fresh
26 12, 2015

Thank you for a great gleaning season

2017-11-08T16:15:48-04:00

Today's blog is a thank you letter, written by Genna Williams, Vermont Foodbank's gleaning and community outreach coordinator. It was a great gleaning season, and we have many people to thank for our success in sharing fresh, local produce with our neighbors in need.  As the ground begins to freeze, the Vermont Foodbank would like [...]

Thank you for a great gleaning season2017-11-08T16:15:48-04:00
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
15 08, 2012

Harlow Farm: Sharing the Harvest

2017-11-08T16:17:13-04:00

For nearly a century, the 150-acre Harlow Farm in Westminster, Vermont, has produced healthy, nutritious food for both Vermonters and our neighbors throughout New England. The farm’s commitment and benefit to the Vermont community continues to spread as one of the largest donors of fresh local produce to the Vermont Foodbank.   In any given [...]

Harlow Farm: Sharing the Harvest2017-11-08T16:17:13-04:00
6 06, 2012

Gleaning Season Kicks Off, Volunteers Needed!

2017-11-08T16:17:15-04:00

A breath of fresh air, exercise, and a harvest for Vermonters in need: all results of a day in the fields gleaning with the Vermont Foodbank.  Gleaning is the age old practice of salvaging what is left after the harvest, or in today’s terms harvesting produce that is otherwise unmarketable.  The Vermont Foodbank Gleaning Program [...]

Gleaning Season Kicks Off, Volunteers Needed!2017-11-08T16:17:15-04:00