/Tag: gleaning
17 07, 2015

Volunteer Profile: Lucy Wollaeger


"Lucy Wollaeger has been a special volunteer for the Vermont Foodbank gleaning program. Not only has she been a great gleaner, working diligently and thoughtfully, but she deeply cares about the work being done at the Vermont Foodbank. Her dedication towards getting local, fresh vegetables to neighbors in need is inspiring and shown is through [...]

Volunteer Profile: Lucy Wollaeger2017-11-08T16:16:05-04:00
12 12, 2012

Thank You For a Great Gleaning Season


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, [...]

Thank You For a Great Gleaning Season2012-12-12T13:40:33-04:00
15 08, 2012

Harlow Farm: Sharing the Harvest


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!


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
18 09, 2009

The Fall Harvest


The Vermont Foodbank’s gleaning program has attracted a lot of attention this summer, and for good reason. Gleaning is an ancient tradition that pre-dates biblical times and yet is just as relevant today. You can even say the most of what food banks do is modern-day gleaning. We glean from food manufacturers, grocery stores, restaurants [...]

The Fall Harvest2017-11-08T16:17:22-04:00
23 04, 2009

The First Bite


Thirty days ago I began a new life as the Vermont Foodbank’s CEO. I walked into a high-functioning organization with a talented and motivated staff that is driven to achieve our mission - gathering and sharing quality food and nurturing partnerships that will end hunger - but always questioning and seeking to push boundaries. As [...]

The First Bite2017-11-08T16:17:23-04:00