/Tag: Hunger Free Vermont
9 04, 2018

Vermont Farm Bill Coalition needs your signature to help protect federal nutrition programs

2019-03-08T13:53:37-04:00

Vermont Farm Bill Coalition needs your signature to help protect federal nutrition programs April 5th, 2018 - This year, the Farm Bill – legislation that touches nearly every way we provide food to communities in this country – is up for reauthorization by Congress. The Farm Bill represents an opportunity to strengthen and improve key [...]

Vermont Farm Bill Coalition needs your signature to help protect federal nutrition programs2019-03-08T13:53:37-04:00
3 09, 2014

VPR Rallies Listeners in Fight Against Hunger Sept 3-13

2017-11-08T16:16:37-04:00

Contributions to Vermont Public Radio during its September membership drive will also help Vermont families in need of food assistance, thanks to a special partnership with the Vermont Foodbank and Hannaford Supermarkets. For every gift to VPR during the campaign, Hannaford Supermarkets will donate 10 meals to the Vermont Foodbank.“As a statewide organization dedicated to [...]

VPR Rallies Listeners in Fight Against Hunger Sept 3-132017-11-08T16:16:37-04:00
20 03, 2014

Vermont Youth Conservation Corps: Connecting for Health

2017-11-08T16:16:50-04:00

The Health Care Share program of the Vermont Youth Conservation Corps (VYCC) connects food insecure Vermonters to nutritional education, medical care, and fresh, healthy, local food. For 12 weeks, families receive 12 pounds of produce each week, plus two pasture-raised chickens from the VYCC farm. For the first time this year, the Vermont Foodbank added [...]

Vermont Youth Conservation Corps: Connecting for Health2017-11-08T16:16:50-04:00
3 06, 2013

Hunger Action Conference [Videos]

2017-11-08T16:17:06-04:00

The Vermont Foodbank Hunger Action Conference was May 7, 2013. We captured videos of participants, keynote speakers and shining examples. If you weren't able to make it, you can still join the conversation! We asked conference participants what excited them about the Vermont Foodbank Hunger Action Conference, and got cameos from allies at UVM Extension, [...]

Hunger Action Conference [Videos]2017-11-08T16:17:06-04:00
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
10 05, 2012

Hunger Conference Recap

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

Tuesday, the Vermont Foodbank held its 6th annual hunger conference, Impact Through Innovation, presented by National Life at the Sheraton in Burlington, Vermont. The conference was open to the general public but many of the attendees were network partners--staff and volunteers of the 280 food shelves, meal sites, shelters, senior centers, and after-school programs served [...]

Hunger Conference Recap2017-11-08T16:17:15-04:00