Vermont Food Bank Executive Director Doug O’Brien says the organization
has been seeking an opportunity to grow its own food as part of a
long-term strategy for helping stave off hunger in Vermont’s neediest
O’Brien speaks with VPR’s Mitch Wertlieb about the purchase of the Kingsbury Farm.
farm has crops that it either can’t harvest or can’t sell, and the food then
goes to waste. But a Lamoille County woman found a way to save the fresh food
and distribute it to local food shelves.
as VPR’s Amy Noyes reports, the Vermont Foodbank plans to take the idea