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12 12, 2012

Thank You For a Great Gleaning Season

2012-12-12T13:40:33-05:00December 12th, 2012|Donors & Donations|

Thanks to all the farms, volunteers and Vermont Foodbank staff for making this  another great growing season.  We are thrilled to announce that the Foodbank has delivered more than 250,000 pounds of fresh, local produce to Vermonters in need because of you!   Consider connecting with us year round--receive our e-newsletter, find us on Facebook, [...]

11 10, 2010

Food, Food Revolution

2017-11-08T16:17:19-05:00October 11th, 2010|About Hunger, Posts from CEO John Sayles|

It’s time for a food revolution! I eat a healthy diet of fruit, vegetables, locally-raised meats and whole grains . . . sometimes. But you know, when I smell those hot crispy french fries or that warm gooey chocolate chip cookie it is almost impossible not to eat just one, and then it’s impossible to [...]

9 12, 2009

Feeding [all of the] People Well: Why Food Banks and the Sustainable, Local Agriculture Movement Need Each Other (Part 2)

2017-11-08T16:17:22-05:00December 9th, 2009|About Hunger, Posts from CEO John Sayles|

The local, sustainable agricultural community, and the movement to bring it mainstream, can really benefit from a clear connection to the food assistance network of food banks, food shelves and meal sites that make up the charitable food system. It is my experience that people committed to local food are committed to community-building and ensuring [...]