/Tag: Judy Stermer
6 03, 2014

Hunger Awareness Day Recap 2014


Vermont Foodbank staff and volunteers were at the State House January 29, 2014 for Hunger Awareness Day. Congress was also voting on The Farm Bill, which includes over $8 billion in cuts to SNAP.  Vermont will be hit the hardest with this bill, and the Vermont Foodbank wanted to reiterate that hunger still exists here [...]

Hunger Awareness Day Recap 20142017-11-08T16:16:51-04:00
7 02, 2014

Small Dog Electronics’ Holiday Giving Program Nets $14k


Small Dog Electronics will donate $14,466 to the Vermont Foodbank as a result of its holiday giving effort during December. The certified Apple Specialist donated 1% of every purchase to three non-profit organizations - one in each of the states where Small Dog has a retail store, which includes Vermont, New Hampshire, and their newest [...]

Small Dog Electronics’ Holiday Giving Program Nets $14k2017-11-08T16:16:52-04:00
7 10, 2013

Meatless Monday Featured Vegetable: Peas


This Meatless Monday, we feature peas, with growing, storage and prep tips, as well as recipes for Pasta with Lemon-Mint Butter and Fresh Peas and Green Pea Soup from Vermont Fresh: A Fruit and Vegetable Handbook. Background Peas, like beans, are legumes, meaning they have pods that split open to reveal a row of seeds attached to [...]

Meatless Monday Featured Vegetable: Peas2017-11-08T16:16:58-04:00
1 07, 2013

Meatless Monday Featured Veggie: Asparagus


This is the first in a series of Meatless Monday posts, based on Vermont Fresh: A Fruit and Vegetable Handbook.  Our first post is about asparagus, one of the quickest and healthiest side dishes one can prepare. Growing Tips People start asparagus beds one of two ways: either they start the plants from seed or, [...]

Meatless Monday Featured Veggie: Asparagus2017-11-08T16:17:05-04:00