Re-thinking the Prescription for American Food Insecurity

A few weeks ago, the Vermont Foodbank participated in the Sustainability & Global Health: Connecting Concepts in Development for a Healthier Future GlobeMed at Middlebury Hilltop Conference.  There was some great information shared, including the following op-ed written by Hannah Judge. October 11, 2012 Re-thinking the Prescription for American Food Insecurity Here in the United States we are [...]
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It Feels Good to Give

The holiday season is upon us. Wouldn’t you love to sidestep the stress of holiday shopping? Consider giving a gift really matters and get back to the root of how good it feels to give.   It is scientifically proven that the act of giving makes us feel good! Giving a special gift to a loved one, [...]
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Great Opinion piece from Maurice Lim Miller

Maurice Lim Miller is the founder of the Family Independence Initiative  http://www.fiinet.org/, a program that uses community to change lives.  Mr. Miller is a recipient of a 2012 MacArthur Award.  Here are some of his thoughts on how to get results for our low-income neighbors. http://bostonglobe.com/opinion/2012/10/24/podium-poverty/JRWAlRixpfOfc0boNfPGMP/story.html
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Celebrating George McGovern

Check out this great article in today’s Huffington Post–Remembering George McGovern.   George McGovern’s death is a cause of great sadness, but his life and accomplishments are a cause for celebration as well as a reminder of much that is great about America. Among his greatest accomplishments were his Herculean efforts to end hunger in [...]
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Oktoberfeast–THIS WEEKEND!

Looking for a festive and yummy activity this weekend?  Magic Hat Oktoberfeast might be for you! With unlimited sampling from more than 30 Vermont food purveyors in a farmers’ market-style setting, live music, and an outdoor beer garden featuring limited edition Magic Hat brews, Oktoberfeast promises to be a fabulous way to spend a fall [...]
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