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30 08, 2015

Senior Hunger, a Post from CEO John Sayles

2017-11-08T16:15:59-04:00

Approximately 1,000 Vermonters are turning 65 every month. That’s probably the largest population shift currently taking place, and it will continue for a number of years. John Sayles addresses 300 attendees at the Foodbank's Annual Hunger Conference in Killington, VT on Friday, May 8, 2015. This year's conference focused on the intersection of hunger, [...]

Senior Hunger, a Post from CEO John Sayles2017-11-08T16:15:59-04:00
23 07, 2015

Produce Drops: Distributing Fresh Food Quickly and to Scale

2017-11-08T16:16:05-04:00

One of the Vermont Foodbank’s most important, impactful goals is to increase the amount of fresh produce that we distribute statewide. Last year, we distributed 41% more produce than the year before, and this year we have further increased our distribution by another 60%. We are on our way to achieving our goal of 2 [...]

Produce Drops: Distributing Fresh Food Quickly and to Scale2017-11-08T16:16:05-04:00
26 05, 2015

Helping Families Access Food Where They Live

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

With the onset of spring, the Vermont Foodbank has begun thinking about summer and what that means for the 153,000 Vermonters who turn to us for help each year. Many of the households whose members visit our food shelves and meal sites throughout the year include school-aged children—many of whom will soon be out of [...]

Helping Families Access Food Where They Live2017-11-08T16:16:11-04:00