Meatless Monday Feature: Carrots

Today’s Meatless Monday blog was written by Sara and Heather, volunteers testing and tasting recipes from our Vermont Fresh: A Fruit and Vegetable Handbook. Join these two home cooks as they explore Carrots!  We tested the Carrot Fritters Recipe on January 3, 2016. Estimated cost: $2.35 for the complete recipe Serves: 3 people (if accompanied by […]
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Leahy Announces Expansion of Charitable Deductions of Food Donations

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Joined by local advocates to end hunger and food insecurity, Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) announced at the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf in Burlington that a provision incentivizing donations of surplus food to local food pantries was recently signed into law, helping efforts to cut back on food waste and supporting communities help those in need […]
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Meatless Monday Feature: Leeks

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Today’s Meatless Monday blog was written by Catherine Bilinski, a volunteer testing and tasting recipes from our Vermont Fresh: A Fruit and Vegetable Handbook. She takes us into her kitchen and shares her stories and tips for cooking a delicious Braised Scallions or Leeks in Mustard-Cream Sauce with Smoked Spanish Paprika.  Serves 4 This accompanies a pork loin […]
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Thank you for a great gleaning season

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Today’s blog is a thank you letter, written by Genna Williams, Vermont Foodbank’s gleaning and community outreach coordinator. It was a great gleaning season, and we have many people to thank for our success in sharing fresh, local produce with our neighbors in need.  As the ground begins to freeze, the Vermont Foodbank would like […]
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VSECU Helps Provide Produce Before the Holiday

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At a holiday produce drop today at North Barre Manor, the Vermont Foodbank announced that VSECU, a credit union for everybody in Vermont, will again support the organization with $40,000 to support food distribution to Vermonters in need of food. This marks a total of $160,000 that VSECU has donated over 4 years. “We are […]
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