VT Fresh: 11 sites, 5 goals, 14 strategies

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The Vermont Foodbank is piloting a nutrition education program, VT Fresh, in partnership with 11 Network Partner food shelves across the state. VT Fresh aims to increase access and improve availability of fresh fruits and vegetables at community food shelves. Vermont Foodbank staff and volunteers will be offering cooking demonstrations and taste tests 1-2 times [...]
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Vermont Foodbank Releases Details of Hunger Action Conference

Vermont Foodbank Hunger Action Conference
The Vermont Foodbank Hunger Action Conference will be held Friday, May 9th in Burlington, Vermont. This year’s conference will feature humorist and spoken word artist, Kim Weitkamp. Kim has worked with non-profits, specifically anti-hunger groups to help them tell their story—the story of making communities better. “There is a stigma associated with hunger. Most people [...]
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Alex Bornstein Announced as New Chief Operations Officer

Alex Bornstein
The Vermont Foodbank is pleased to announce the hiring of Alex Bornstein as Chief Operations Officer. Bornstein comes to the Foodbank from International Rescue Committee, Inc., an international non-profit that “responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives,” where he served as the organization’s Chief Supply Chain [...]
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King Arthur Flour Baker Offers Ingredients for Success to CKA Graduates

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Community Kitchen Academy graduated its second Barre class on Friday, February 21, 2014 at the Old Labor Hall.  Community Kitchen Academy (CKA) has been in operation since 2009, first in partnership with the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf in Burlington, VT and now also with Central Vermont Community Action Council in Barre, VT.  CKA has graduated [...]
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Corporate Partner Highlight: National Life Group

National Life Group: Do good. Be good. Make good.     National Life Group is a Vermont-based Fortune 1000 company that offers life insurance, annuities, investments, and financial solutions in the form of estate, business succession, and retirement planning strategies through its affiliated companies. Along with it’s employees, National Life Group strives to live it’s [...]
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