/Tag: Salvation Farms
7 02, 2015

RAFFL and Vermont Foodbank Team-Up


More fresh produce to be distributed in Rutland County to those struggling with hunger When the Vermont Foodbank began looking for space in Rutland, Rutland Area Farm and Food Link (RAFFL) Executive Director, Tara Kelly, was quick to see the possibilities. Since 2009, RAFFL has been gleaning tens of thousands of pounds of farm fresh [...]

RAFFL and Vermont Foodbank Team-Up2017-11-08T16:16:25-04:00
12 12, 2013

Putney Forum on Hunger


On September 24th, Transition Putney and the Putney Food Coop brought together advocates for a Forum on Hunger at the Putney Public Library.  Guest speakers included Hannah Pick of the Vermont Foodbank, Theresa Snow of Salvation Farms, Susan Kochinskas of the Putney Food Shelf, and Katherine Gillespie of Food Connects and the Hunger Council of [...]

Putney Forum on Hunger2017-11-08T16:16:55-04:00
10 05, 2012

Hunger Conference Recap


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
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