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A Taste of Home: Nonprofits Deliver Culturally-Appropriate Food to Afghan Refugees

(NECN & NBC10 Boston) "A nonprofit partnership in Vermont is helping Afghan refugees adapt to their new lives in the United States— starting with groceries. 'I’m really enjoying being here in Vermont,' said Hedayat Arya, one of a wave of refugees from Afghanistan who have come to Vermont in recent weeks and months. 'We are [...]

Celebrating Thirty Years of Collaboration with City Market

City Market and Feeding Chittenden’s partnership first began over three decades ago when the two organizations were neighbors on North Winooski Avenue in Burlington’s Old North End. During that time, City Market would provide “food rescue” donations and worked with hunger relief advocates to encourage its patrons to make food & fund donations. Once City [...]

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 [...]