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Faces of Feeding Chittenden: Raven, a CKA Graduate

Raven was going through a bit of a rough patch when she first heard about Feeding Chittenden’s Community Kitchen Academy. Between working 12 hour shifts at a job she did not feel attached to, taking online community college classes, and cooking dinner for her family almost every night, she felt understandably burnt out. That was [...]

Faces of Feeding Chittenden: Charlie Siegchrist of The Barber Farm

The Barber Farm is a unique and special place-- everything grown there is donated to organizations like Feeding Chittenden. Jean and Charlie Siegchrist have been managing the farm since 1979 (Jean grew up on the farm). But it’s been around much longer than that; settled in 1774, the farm pioneered agri-tourism 150 years ago and [...]

Tips for Donating Fresh Produce…

We at Feeding Chittenden believe that everyone should have access to nourishing food, including fresh produce. We are grateful that our work is centered in the great community of Chittenden County where we have farms and gardens growing nutrient rich produce all around us. As we receive a lot of this wonderful donations throughout the [...]

Plant Tip #2– Tomatoes!

Last week, Angela hosted our first garden workshop at Feeding Chittenden! If you weren't able to make it, here are a few key take-aways about planting and caring for tomatoes: --Tomatoes are a favorite crop in many home gardens, but they do require a lot of care because they are prone to pests and diseases. [...]

New Mural, ‘Kind of Like Sunshine,’ at Feeding Chittenden

(NECN) "A project in Burlington, Vermont, is using art to uplift a hard-working charity, while helping that nonprofit with a job its own tight budget wouldn't otherwise have had room for. "It's popping out now," said Midhat Hadzic of Feeding Chittenden, Vermont's largest provider of direct emergency food support, referring to how the nonprofit’s formerly [...]

New Mural, ‘Kind of Like Sunshine,’ at Feeding Chittenden

(NECN) "A project in Burlington, Vermont, is using art to uplift a hard-working charity, while helping that nonprofit with a job its own tight budget wouldn't otherwise have had room for. "It's popping out now," said Midhat Hadzic of Feeding Chittenden, Vermont's largest provider of direct emergency food support, referring to how the nonprofit’s formerly [...]

Plant Tip #1– Trellising

With seeds maturing and transplants settling into their new home it's time to support your plant friends! Some plants like to have something to grab onto as they grow, like these peas in our garden. Trellising is a highly effective gardening technique that raises plants off the ground in order to keep them healthy and [...]

Hunger Activist’s Cross Country Tour Stops at Feeding Chittenden

(WCAX) Joel Berg, the CEO of Hunger Free America, visited Feeding Chittenden on Wednesday, June 2nd. He stopped by as a part of an 8,000 mile cross country tour and spoke with Feeding Chittenden staff, members of the Burlington community, and Thea Wurzburg, Constituent Services Representative for Congressman Peter Welch. Berg is pushing for the [...]