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 »

Ethan Allen furniture store hosts holiday food drive

Ethan Allen Furniture store and design center on Shelburne Road will run a food drive Dec. 10-20 to help stock the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf for the holidays. Local residents can bring in donations during business hours. The store is open Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and noon to 5 p.m. on… Read More »

Diaper bank puts diapers at local food shelves

Diaper costs will soon be less of a stress for local families in need. The Junior League of Champlain Valley is creating a diaper bank that will distribute diapers from area food shelves, in a partnership with the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf. Hinesburg, Richmond, Williston and Milton will all have diapers available at their food… 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 »