Stories

Combating the Food Shelf Stigma

We couldn't agree more with Gretchen. It’s time to get rid of the stigma around utilizing a food shelf, because food insecurity is not the fault of the person experiencing it. Between covid-19 and its countless impacts, hunger has become a reality for more Vermonters than ever this year. As Gretchen explained, “we’re all having [...]

Congrats CKA fall 2020 graduates!

“What do we do here? Restore people’s spirits through food.” These are the words of Jim Logan, the head Chef instructor of our CKA (Community Kitchen Academy). Today, Rouma, Jess, and Jason officially graduated from the CKA! Over the course of seven weeks, they learned a lot-- Jess says one of the most valuable take-aways [...]

Faces of Feeding Chittenden: Marcy

Due to ongoing health concerns, Marcy is a recipient of the Feeding Chittenden Homebound Delivery program, which has served our most at-risk neighbors during the pandemic. This program allows her not only to stay home and cook for herself, but to help feed families throughout her neighborhood. Marcy's chicken soup is a crowd pleaser-- she [...]

Thanksgiving 2020 with Feeding Chittenden

Thanksgiving will look different for each of us this year, but Feeding Chittenden is committed to providing food assistance and resources to our community this holiday season.  Our primary goal is to maintain the health and safety of recipients, volunteers, partners, and staff. Since the onset of COVID-19, Feeding Chittenden has  seen a 38% increase [...]