Shelburne Food Shelf looking for support

By Tom Zenaty, Shelburne Food Shelf organizing committee member As many in town know, the Shelburne Food Shelf was operated for many years largely under the guiding hand of Val Martel, who passed away this spring. After we lost Val, Reverend Greg Smith of the United Methodist Church (who maintains the Food Shelf bank account)… Read More »

Local youth group donates 600 cans to Shelburne Food Shelf

Local youth group donates 600 cans to Shelburne Food Shelf

Trinity Church celebrated another Super Bowl Sunday with Soup-er Sunday on Feb. 1. Before the Patriots and Seahawks kicked off, the youth group challenged a team of adults to a Can-struction building contest as in years past. A volunteer panel judged the teams on the most interesting, durable, tall, and nutritionally-balanced creation made from canned… Read More »

Shelburne Vineyard hosts Wine and Food Fest; Annual event benefits Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf

Shelburne Vineyard hosts Wine and Food Fest; Annual event benefits Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf

Take care of your taste buds and your neighbors’ stomachs in one fell swoop at Shelburne Vineyard’s Annual Wine and Food Fest on Saturday, Nov. 8. The event, which runs from 11am-5pm, will showcase some of Vermont’s best specialty food and wine producers. While admission and tastings are free during the festival, the Vineyard asks… Read More »

SCS and Shelburne Foodshelf holding food drive

The Shelburne Food Shelf, in collaboration with the Shelburne Community School, is hosting a special food pickup event on Thursday, April 20 for those families who may need a bit of extra food over school break. To support this effort, the staff and students of SCS are holding a food drive. Food can be dropped… Read More »

Summer food program helps put meals on all tables

Summer food program helps put meals on all tables

Folding tables were piled high with boxes of food in the side hallway of the Shelburne Community School gymnasium on a rainy Thursday afternoon last week. Stacks of soup cans and pyramids of peanut butter jars covered one tabletop, while two long low coolers were filled with eggs and yogurt cups. Round green cantaloupes balanced… Read More »

“Stamp Out Hunger” food drive on Saturday

Help “Stamp Out Hunger” by participating in the annual food drive by our Postal Service workers Saturday, May 13. The Shelburne Post Office will be collecting in both Shelburne and Charlotte to benefit the food shelves in both towns. Postal workers make the process easy. Leave the donation at your mailbox by 9am Saturday morning… Read More »

Where the local food thrives

Where the local food thrives

By Laurie Caswell Burke Freshly picked carrots, plump blueberries, and crisp red lettuce just taste better. Vermont’s vibrant working agricultural landscape continues to thrive. Summer begins the long awaited time of year to enjoy an abundance of local, fresh produce. Whether you have a garden plot, participate in a CSA, visit the farmer’s market, or… Read More »