The latest happenings over at ShiftMeals
Everyone Eats: Year End Gratitude
ShiftMeals is so proud to manage the VT Everyone Eats Hubs for Chittenden, Franklin, Grand Isle, Lamoille, Orange, and Washington Counties in close partnership with Intervale Center, Healthy Roots, and Capstone Community Action. Working together to bring nourishing...
Fair Share Distribution
Picture this - blue skies, a gentle breeze, the sound of birds chirping and squirrels scurrying up trees, friends and neighbors laughing and catching up, parents and children picking fresh flowers or tomatoes from the garden, and most importantly - an abundance of...
Behind ShiftMeals New Hoodies: Artist Statement
Jaya N. Touma-Kajatt Shoatz (They/She), one of ShiftMeals BIPOC Food Sovereignty Program Co-Managers and the BIPOC Growteam Art Coordinator, is a local student and artist. They designed hoodies for the 2021 ShiftMeals’ BIPOC GrowTeam with the Growteams principles at...
Food Sovereignty and Black Liberation: A Conversation with Candace Taylor and Zymora Cleopatra Davinchi
https://youtu.be/b0QLT-_42Ws What exactly is ‘Food Sovereignty? What does it mean for Black communities across America? Click the video below to find out! Watch Candace Taylor of Conscious Homestead and Zymora Cleopatra Davinchi, the founder and co-manager of the...
Meet our GrowTeam Mentors
We are delighted to be offering two GrowTeams in 2022 in partnership with Conscious Homestead and Vermont Garden Network. If you are interested in joining a GrowTeam we hope you will learn more about our mentors, spread the word, and sign up for a GrowTeam location...
ShiftMeals GrowTeam Program Relaunches Spring 2021
In 2021 ShiftMeals is working to empower Vermonters with two new sister programs; The BIPOC GrowTeam, and The Restaurant Worker GrowTeams.
A Moment of Reflection: Everyone Eats in Central VT
The Central Vermont Everyone Eats program restarted in mid January after a two-week pause due to lack of funding from the federal government.
Everyone Eats Highlight: Mark BBQ
Mark BBQ in Essex Junction has become much more than your usual local VT eatery. Since the start of the pandemic, Owner and Head Chef Darrell Langworthy has made it his mission to keep his staff employed while doing what they do best—making delicious food.
Everyone Eats of Central VT – 2020 Hub Report
Capstone Community Action, partnered with ShiftMeals, is leading the Everyone Eats hub for Washington, Lamoille, and Orange counties. Vermont Everyone Eats is funded by the federal Coronavirus Relief Fund and made possible through a grant provided by the Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development to Southeastern Vermont Community Action (SEVCA).
Vermont Everyone Eats Relaunches through Continued Partnerships
Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development (ACCD) allocated $1.6 million to Southeastern Vermont Community Action, the Everyone Eats Program Administrator, to relaunch programming. Though this allocation only funds 3 weeks of programming, partners across the state including the Scott Administration and Legislature are working together to identify additional funding opportunities.