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Vermont Foodbank Looks to Open New Rutland Facility

Rutland Pack to Give Back
Since 1986, the Vermont Foodbank has provided a statewide network of food shelves, meal sites, shelters, senior centers and after-school programs with food and resources to ensure no one in Vermont goes hungry. In Rutland City alone, the poverty rate is 16%, 5% higher than Vermont as a whole. One in five Rutland County children […]
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VT Fresh: The Most Delicious Report You’ll Read All Year

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In 2014, we piloted the VT Fresh program at 11 network partner food shelves. VT Fresh is a nutrition education program that aims to increase access and improve the availability of fruits and vegetables at community food shelves. Vermont Foodbank staff: conducted cooking demos and taste tests at the pilot food shelves, helped change the […]
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Meet Nora Leccese, Emerson National Hunger Fellow

Nora Leccese, Emerson National Hunger Fellow
Nora Leccese is an Emerson National Hunger Fellow from the Congressional Hunger Center. She is working on a 5-month project to identify ways the charitable food system can collaborate with the local food system to make fresh food more accessible to low-income Vermonters.  She is focusing specifically on how the Vermont Foodbank could use the […]
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