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Backpack Program Feeds Kids On Weekends
Tuesday, 10/23/12
By Charlotte Albright
It's estimated that one in five Vermont children is unsure, at some point during the week, where his or her next meal is coming from. That's called "food insecurity."Now that classes are back in session, a lot of those Vermont children are not as hungry as they may have been over the summer.
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Foodbank Hit Hard In Federal Cuts
Wednesday, 10/10/12
Senator Bernie Sanders says cuts in a federal emergency hunger program have resulted in a 50 percent reduction in the food it supplies the Vermont Foodbank.
Vermont Edition
Bicknell's Thrush Considered For Endangered Species List
Wednesday, 08/22/12
By Jane Lindholm
Climate change and loss of habitat are putting pressure on a tiny songbird in our region, the Bicknell’s Thrush.
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FoodBank Sees Big Jump In Need
Tuesday, 11/22/11
By Patti Daniels
The same three words underlie many problems facing the state now: Tropical Storm Irene. In September, the Vermont FoodBank distributed one million pounds of food across the state, up from 600,000 pounds last September.
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Hunger Rate Grows In Vermont
Tuesday, 11/16/10
By Jane Lindholm
New data from the USDA show the rate of "food insecurity" in Vermont has grown four percent over the last five years. We talk with the director of the Vermont FoodBank about the economics of hunger.
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Hunger Expert Addresses Vermont Foodbank
Tuesday, 04/27/10
By Mitch Wertlieb
Here are some sobering numbers for a state that consistently ranks as one of the healthiest in the nation: between 2006 and 2008, more than 12 percent of Vermonters lived in homes that couldn't afford enough food.
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Foodbank Says Need For Food Growing
Tuesday, 12/22/09
By Mitch Wertlieb
There's always a demand for the services provided by these non-profit organizations but given the recent crippling economic recession it's no surprise that more and more people are turning to food banks to keep their families from suffering malnutrition, or worse.
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Vermont Edition
Hunger Worsens In Vermont
Monday, 11/23/09
By Steve Zind
A new USDA report shows the highest hunger levels in the U.S. since 1995.  In Vermont, 12% of households struggle with hunger.  We look into why the issue of hunger continues to worsen.  Also, Vermont's state forests celebrate 100 years!
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