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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 [...]

Piloting our Order-Ahead Program

(Local 22 & 44) Anna, our donor & community engagement manager, discussed our new pilot program that takes a human centered approach with an order-ahead delivery system that aims to include culturally relevant foods. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rUPRy8CObyc

A New Class of Community Kitchen Academy Graduates!

Cheers to Feeding Chittenden’s 34th Community Kitchen Academy class! Chefs Jim and Dave were extremely impressed with these students-- they made some true “five star” meals in Feeding Chittenden’s kitchen during the past couple of months, and distributed a total of 1,300 pounds of delicious free food to their community. Curtis, Jay, Greta, Jenna, and [...]

Thank You Food Rescue Volunteers!

Our Food Rescue program is a important part of our work to increase food access while decreasing waste, and it wouldn’t be possible without the help of our amazing volunteers! Every week, they rescue the fresh foods that grocery stores can no longer sell so that they can be distributed for free to our neighbors. [...]

A Letter to Our Amazing Volunteers

Dear Volunteers, On behalf of CVOEO, Feeding Chittenden (FC), and those we serve, I would like to give a huge thank you for your commitment to our community. As change is the only constant in life, it is not uncommon that any one of us may suddenly find ourselves faced with hardship. When this happens, the [...]

Thank You Morning Meal Volunteers!

Every weekday morning from 6-8:30 and Sundays from 10 to 12, we have volunteers working hard in our kitchen. They chop veggies, flip pancakes, make sandwiches, and pack and distribute meals. When asked why they volunteer at Feeding Chittenden, all three volunteers present one Tuesday morning gave roughly the same answer: wanting to give back [...]

Faces of Feeding Chittenden: Anna

Anna, our Donor and Community Engagement Manager, started at Feeding Chittenden as our volunteer coordinator 7 years ago, and has been in her current role for over three years (you might recognize her, since she does most of our TV interviews!). Originally from Omaha, Nebraska, Anna was drawn to Feeding Chittenden after doing an AmeriCorps [...]

Faces of Feeding Chittenden: Greta

Our newest Faces of Feeding Chittenden spotlight is Greta, a current Community Kitchen Academy (CKA) student! Greta has been cooking all her life, and is already an expert-- each year, she says she’s in charge of not one but Two family Thanksgiving meals. But despite the skills she came in with, she’s still learning valuable [...]

1 Year of Covid-19 Changes

Today marks one year since we adopted our Covid-19 program changes at Feeding Chittenden, and we’re happy to say that we have not had to close down once over the course of the pandemic. It’s been far from easy, and we’ve been forced to make some tough decisions along the way. But we’re proud of [...]

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