/Tag: VT Fresh
19 07, 2016

A Dietetic Student’s Taste Test of VT Fresh

2017-11-08T16:15:45-04:00

This a blog post from Anna Huffman, a UVM Dietetic Intern who spent a week working with the VT Fresh program. As a UVM dietetics graduate student, I’ve spent the past six months interning at various clinical and community nutrition sites around the state. I chose to do my one-week exploratory rotation with the Vermont [...]

A Dietetic Student’s Taste Test of VT Fresh2017-11-08T16:15:45-04:00
16 09, 2015

Volunteer Profile: Lani Wharton

2017-11-08T16:15:57-04:00

Lani has been a huge asset to our gleaning program. Not only does she volunteer regularly in the fields, she is also a great advocate for us in the community. Genna Williams, our Gleaning and Community Outreach Coordinator in the Southern Region, is so grateful for all of her help and dedication to getting fresh [...]

Volunteer Profile: Lani Wharton2017-11-08T16:15:57-04:00
11 09, 2015

Getting to Know Vermont Foodbank Staff: Genna Williams

2017-11-08T16:15:58-04:00

Genna Williams joined the Foodbank staff earlier this summer. She works out of our Brattleboro facility as the Gleaning and Community Outreach Coordinator for the Southern Region. Despite being very busy coordinating summer gleaning volunteers, we were able to ask her a few questions to get to know her better. Genna, when did you start [...]

Getting to Know Vermont Foodbank Staff: Genna Williams2017-11-08T16:15:58-04:00
31 07, 2015

Getting to Know Vermont Foodbank Staff: Shane Collins

2017-11-08T16:16:03-04:00

Shane Collins recently joined us as the 3SquaresVT Outreach Coordinator. 3SquaresVT is an important resource for families to obtain healthy, affordable foods. Unfortunately, the program is underutilized in Vermont, so the Vermont Foodbank is helping to increase participation in this federal nutrition program. We asked Shane to tell us a little more about himself...it's always [...]

Getting to Know Vermont Foodbank Staff: Shane Collins2017-11-08T16:16:03-04:00
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
17 04, 2015

Volunteer Appreciation Week Profile: Eva Loomis

2017-11-08T16:16:19-04:00

National Volunteer Appreciation Week is April 12-18. We’d like to take this opportunity – on the blog, with social media, in person and at our facilities – to thank the volunteers that help us serve our neighbors in need. Eva Loomis has been a volunteer with the Foodbank since last fall and has really been [...]

Volunteer Appreciation Week Profile: Eva Loomis2017-11-08T16:16:19-04:00