Vermont Foodbank buys local to fight hunger

by Katelyn Barcellos

(Photo: Wikipedia)

With 7,300 farms operating on 1.2 million acres of Vermont farmland, one might think the harvest would keep hunger at bay in Vermont.
But one in eight people struggle with hunger in Vermont, and one in six children still go to bed hungry, according to Feeding America’s website.

  • World Hunger Education
    Service
    P.O. Box 29015
    Washington, D.C. 20017
  • For the past 40 years, since its founding in 1976, the mission of World Hunger Education Service is to undertake programs, including Hunger Notes, that
    • Educate the general public and target groups about the extent and causes of hunger and malnutrition in the United States and the world
    • Advance comprehension which integrates ethical, religious, social, economic, political, and scientific perspectives on the world food problem
    • Facilitate communication and networking among those who are working for solutions
    • Promote individual and collective commitments to sustainable hunger solutions.

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