Integrating Food Access & Affordable Housing

Integrating Food Access & Affordable Housing is a resource guide for food access programming in affordable housing communities. It includes best practices and existing models for gardens, edible landscaping, cooking and nutrition education, and low-cost farm shares. It also offers recommendations … Read more

Melanie Meisenheimer

Melanie grew up in Clovis, California and graduated from Gettysburg College in 2014 with a degree in globalization studies and public policy. In college, she coordinated the Campus Kitchen Project, a food rescue organization serving families and seniors and promoting nutrition education. She also ran the Gleaning Project of South … Read more

Nora Leccese

Originally from Boulder, Colorado, Nora graduated from the University of Colorado in 2014, with a degree in economics and a focus on community leadership. Nora helped found Boulder Food Rescue, a national organization that uses bicycle power to redistribute produce that would otherwise go to waste from grocery stores to … Read more

Vermont Food Bank

The Vermont Foodbank is the state’s largest hunger-relief organization, providing nutritious food through a network of more than 300 community … Read more

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.