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How City Market is Helping Low Income Vermonters Get Healthy Foods

City Market runs a Food for All program that gives low income Vermonters an opportunity to access healthy, local foods. Below we have outlined the program with information we got from their website: http://www.citymarket.coop/foodforall. City Market’s Food for All (FFA) is a discount program that is working to increase food access to low income Vermonters. [...]

What is an AmeriCorps VISTA?

Hi everyone, I am Linnie Trimmer, the Development and Communications AmeriCorps VISTA here at Feeding Chittenden. I will be running the blog for the next year and thought it would be worthwhile to introduce myself. So starting with a more general question: what is AmeriCorps? Nationalservice.gov states that AmeriCorps is a network of national service [...]

Pull Against Poverty to Support the Good Food Truck! Sept. 14 at 1pm

PULL AGAINST POVERTY, championed by Switchback, is a tug-of-war event that started in 2017 to raise funds for CVOEO’s programs to fight poverty. Get a team together and help your neighbors... Our goal this year is to raise $20,000 to support the Good Food Truck which serves thousands of free nutritious meals in the summer to children in [...]

COMMUNITY KITCHEN ACADEMY ANNOUNCES NEW CHEF INSTRUCTOR

August 28, 2013, Burlington, VT – The Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf, in partnership with the Vermont Foodbank, are proud to announce and welcome James Consentino as the Chef Instructor of Community Kitchen Academy (CKA). James joins the CKA team from ARAMARK in the Northeast Region where he served as the Senior Food Quality and Standards Manager. [...]

GIVING SEASON: BURLINGTON FOOD SHELF INNOVATES TO FEED MORE

Tiffany Griffiths examined the canned foods and meat at the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf as she gathered her bounty for the rest of the week a few weeks before Thanksgiving. “It’s hit or miss if you’re lucky,” Griffiths said, explaining that some days at the food shelf, it is impossible to find what she is [...]

HOMEBOUND DELIVERY PROGRAM

http://www.mychamplainvalley.com/story/chittenden-emergency-food-shelf-homebound-delivery/d/story/85bxnuIigUa4aM1CR1Vifg Our Feed A Family Campaign is in full swing.Generous people have been donating items that will go directly to the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf.We truly hope our efforts make a big impact this holiday season. So while we’re helping stock the shelves, some people have trouble getting there at all. They turn to the [...]

‘ANTICIPATING A TOUGH WINTER’

Christine Cousineau will get by with an $11 cut in her monthly food stamp allotment, she said, but she’ll feel it. “Eleven dollars cuts me back on milk, bread, maybe even meat,” said Cousineau of Burlington, a 64-year-old former machine operator on disability because of arthritis. As of Nov. 1, the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance [...]