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Vermont Foodbank Programs

Collaborating for Clients: New Initiative to End Hunger

The Vermont Foodbank and Feeding America, a nationwide network of food banks, today announced the launch of Collaborating for Clients, a groundbreaking initiative that is bringing nonprofit organizations together in an effort to reduce hunger and improve the lives of low-income families. Partners in the Collaborating for Clients initiative will work to address food insecurity […]
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Hunger in Vermont: Bennington County

Hunger in America is a series of quadrennial studies that provide comprehensive demographic profiles of people seeking food assistance through the charitable sector and an in-depth analysis of food banks around the country that provide this assistance. It is the largest study of its kind. In 2014, the Vermont Foodbank released Hunger in America 2014—surveying […]
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Burlington College gives CKA students more options post-graduation

Today, the Vermont Foodbank and Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf celebrate the 19th Community Kitchen Academy graduation at the Food Shelf in Burlington. Food writer and recipe developer Tracey Medeiros is the keynote. Community Kitchen Academy (CKA) prepares underemployed and unemployed Vermonters for careers in the food service industry. Students develop and apply new skills by […]
Continue reading → Supports Vermont Foodbank BackPack Program

The Vermont Foodbank proudly welcomed several employees from who volunteered for the BackPack Program, a weekend program designed to meet the nutritional needs of children when other resources like school meals are unavailable. The company’s volunteers spent the day packing food for backpacks that get distributed to more than 1,000 Vermont children throughout 25 […]
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Woodchuck Hard Cider Picks For Your Neighbor

Now that apple season is at its peak, the Vermont Foodbank’s Pick for Your Neighbor is in full swing at 20 participating orchards throughout Vermont, with renewed underwriting support from Woodchuck Hard Cider. During apple harvest season, the Vermont Foodbank encourages individuals, families, civic groups and companies to visit participating u-pick apple orchards to pick […]
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