Childhood Hunger in Vermont

Childhood Hunger in Vermont includes a PowerPoint presentation and accompanying guide that a) defines the problem of childhood hunger in Vermont, its effects on the health, education and well-being of children, and the increased health care and educational costs to … Read more

Becoming an Authorized Food Stamp Retailer in Vermont

Becoming an Authorized Food Stamp Retailer in Vermont is a step-by-step guide for food retailers designed to increase access to the Food Stamp Program: currently half of the state’s towns do not have a retailer accepting Food Stamps.

Maryn Olson

9th Class, 2002-2003 Field Placement: Vermont Campaign to End Childhood Hunger (Burlington, VT) Maryn worked with the Food Stamp Outreach Project and her projects included the development of a guide to becoming an authorized food stamp retailer for grocery store owners … Read more

Katelin Isaacs

9th Class, 2002-2003 Field Placement:  Vermont Campaign To End Childhood Hunger (Burlington, VT) While with VTCECH Katelin worked to increase Vermonters’ participation in federal Child Nutrition Programs. Specifically, she created a best practices resource sheet for state school breakfast programs, … Read more

Mark Stovell

15th Class, 2008-2009 Field Placement: Vermont Campaign to End Childhood Hunger (Burlington, VT) Mark interviewed local sponsors of the summer food program about their best practices to help increase participation in ruralVermont. He also conducted a price assessment of the … Read more

The Thrifty Food Plan and Food Costs in Vermont

The Thrifty Food Plan and Food Costs in Vermont reports that 3SquaresVT (the state name for the federal SNAP/food stamps program) benefits were insufficient for families to buy low-cost, nutritious food at grocery stores in northern Vermont. (Note: This document … Read more