Healthy Harvest Network – a partnership of seven southern Vermont food shelves

We are working together to make changes to the food collection, purchasing and distribution systems used by our partner food shelves to improve affordability and nutritional quality of the food we distribute to people who don’t have enough income to obtain the food they need to nourish themselves and their families.

The employees and volunteers from seven area food shelves began working together a few years ago to share ideas, resources and to help each other fulfill an increasing need in our communities. The original seven partners include Chester-Andover Family Center Food Shelf, Food Connects, Groundworks Collaborative Food Shelf, Guilford Cares Food Pantry, Our Place Drop-In Center, Putney Foodshelf, Springfield Family Center, and Townshend Community Food Shelf.

We are supported by a grant from the Holt Fund, which has allowed us to purchase a vehicle, pay a coordinator, purchase healthy food from local farms, markets and food producers. The Vermont Food bank is a very valuable resource for all the charitable food shelves and meal sites throughout Vermont and we work closely with the staff in Brattleboro.

Partner with us!

Do you have a restaurant or business that has excess food?

Are you a local farmer we could work with  for gleaning or collecting extra produce?

Interested in joining our gleaning or processing crews?

For more information contact Telos Whitfield or Lisa Pitcher at Our Place Drop-In Center 802-463-2217 or ourplace@sover.net.

You can view our locations and pictures of our members here     HHN membership

 

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1 comment so far

  1. Gary Morse on

    Alexis Harris run over my cat and didn’t even care! She’s helping people ?


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