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24 05, 2018

2018-05-24T12:31:25+00:00

Older adults face hunger at a higher rate today than before the great recession despite economic improvements Two-thirds of Food-Insecure Seniors Have Incomes Above Poverty Line  BARRE – May 24, 2018 – The Vermont Foodbank announced today the release of The State of Senior Hunger in America in 2016, a study about food insecurity among [...]

2018-05-24T12:31:25+00:00
9 04, 2018

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

2018-04-05T15:23:25+00:00

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 programs 2018-04-05T15:23:25+00:00
13 02, 2018

The president’s proposed budget would cut key nutrition programs that feed hungry Vermonters

2018-02-13T15:01:39+00:00

The president’s proposed budget would cut key nutrition programs that feed hungry Vermonters A post by John Sayles, CEO of the Vermont Foodbank February 13, 2018 - Yesterday, the White House released a proposed budget for 2019 that aims to make significant cuts to programs that support millions of Americans; children, seniors and working families. [...]

The president’s proposed budget would cut key nutrition programs that feed hungry Vermonters 2018-02-13T15:01:39+00:00
30 01, 2018

Access to healthy food starts with a text message

2018-01-30T08:39:05+00:00

Access to healthy food starts with a text message Today’s blog post is brought to you by the Vermont Foodbank’s Senior and Adult Program Manager, Emily Cohen. Emily leads our 3SquaresVT outreach team and is committed to helping more Vermonters access 3SquaresVT benefits to get the healthy food they need.   What do a text [...]

Access to healthy food starts with a text message 2018-01-30T08:39:05+00:00
24 05, 2017

Proposed federal budget would be a serious setback in the fight against hunger

2017-11-08T16:15:38+00:00

BARRE, May 24th, 2017 –The fiscal year 2018 federal budget proposed by the Trump administration would be devastating for the 48 million Americans who face hunger. In Vermont, this would have serious implications on the food security of the 1 in 4 people in our state who turn to the Vermont Foodbank for assistance each [...]

Proposed federal budget would be a serious setback in the fight against hunger 2017-11-08T16:15:38+00:00
13 07, 2016

Affording Good Food Just Got a Little Easier

2017-11-08T16:15:45+00:00

Today’s blog is by Shane Collins, 3SquaresVT Outreach Coordinator.   Everyone knows that to be healthy, you need to eat nutritious foods. But it's not always easy. If you're a working family on a budget, food also needs to be convenient and affordable. And when push comes to shove, which of those three requirements are you [...]

Affording Good Food Just Got a Little Easier 2017-11-08T16:15:45+00:00