Salvation Farms

Salvation Farms Holds Surplus Crop Forum

News Release — Salvation Farms June 9, 2017 CONTACT: Theresa Snow [email protected] Salvation Farms Gathers Food System Colleagues for Day-Long Surplus Crop Forum Salvation Farms, in collaboration with Vermont Farm to Plate, hosted nearly 40 regional food system colleagues in May to strategize the first statewide conversation on moving more of Vermont’s surplus crops into […]

Farmers Gather at NOFA Winter Conference to Strategize the Future of Crop Surplus Management

News Release — Salvation Farms Feb. 23, 2017 Contact: Theresa Snow Salvation Farms, Executive Director 802-522-3148 [email protected] During a NOFA Winter Conference workshop over the weekend, Salvation Farms facilitated a conversation with Vermont farmers to discuss what to do with surplus crops. The session began with some brief facts about why some crops grown on […]

New Report Shows High Demand for Fresh Produce in Vermont Food Programs

News Release — Salvation Farms Dec. 19, 2016 Contact: Theresa Snow, Salvation Farms [email protected] 802-522-3148 Morrisville, VT, Dec 9, 2016 A recent study by Salvation Farms measures the demand for fresh produce within Vermont food or meal programs and teases out preferences and challenges regarding the sourcing and use of fruits and vegetables. The Morrisville-based […]

Ron Krupp: Waste not

A scathing new report calculates that half of all the food produced in the U.S. alone goes to waste.

Salvation Farms Launches Workforce Skill-Building Program That Reduces Food Loss on Vermont Farms

News Release — Salvation Farms Sept. 30, 2016 Contact: Theresa Snow, Salvation Farms [email protected] (802) 888-4360 Winooski, VT On Tuesday, September 27, Salvation Farms celebrated the opening of its new surplus-crop food hub in Winooski, Vermont. Known as the Vermont Commodity Program, the initiative engages a workforce development crew to clean, quality assess, and pack […]

Salvation Farms Study Finds Staggering Food Loss from Vermont Farms

News Release — Salvation Farms July 25, 2016 Contact: Marcella Houghton [email protected] Food Loss Study Reveals Opportunity for Increased use of Vermont-grown Food Morrisville, VT, July 11, 2016 In the first empirical study of food loss on Vermont farms, Salvation Farms and Isgood Community Research estimate that 14.3 million pounds of wholesome vegetables and berries […]

Salvation Farms conducting food loss study

News Release — Salvation Farms Jan. 13, 2016 Contact: Theresa Snow [email protected] Morrisville, VT, January 13, 2016 Salvation Farms, a non-profit dedicated to managing Vermont’s farm surplus, is conducting a study to determine how much food is lost annually on Vermont farms. Rough estimates indicate that millions of pounds of crops never leave the farm […]

Salvation Farms seeks donors for matching grant

News Release — Salvation Farms June 23, 2015 Contact: Theresa Snow Executive Director Salvation Farms 802-888-4360 [email protected] New Donors Needed to Feed the Malnourished with Crops that Would Have Never Been Eaten Salvation Farms, a Morrisville based non-profit, has received a $10,000 matching grant for the second consecutive summer. What’s the catch … new donors […]

Rock Art Brewery brewing for a good cause

Rock Art is generously offering proceeds from the sale of the Humble Harvester to support the important work Salvation Farms does to keep Vermont-grown foods from going to waste.

Salvation Farms gets closer to budget goals for prison program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Theresa Snow 802-522-3148 [email protected] Salvation Farms Receives Much Needed Community Support Salvation Farms is happy to see needed community support coming to the organization by way of an exciting challenge. An anonymous donor has returned to support their important work for a second year. This donor put $10,000 on the table […]

Salvation Farms reaps benefits of AmeriCorps VISTA Program

In late June Salvation Farms welcomed aboard Laurel Ferland as a full time volunteer. Her position is funded through the AmeriCorps VISTA Program where young professionals commit to a year of volunteer service within organizations designed to alleviate the effects of poverty.

A web-based tool to coordinate gleaners statewide is unveiled

Salvation Farms has created and launched a new, web-based tool called the Gleaners Interface, which streamlines and standardizes the gleaning process.

Krupp: Healthy food alternatives

In Vermont, there are many farm and food projects taking place from farmers’ markets, and upscale restaurants serving local food, to food hubs and CSAs.

Local musicians band together at Moog’s Place to support Salvation Farms

Moog’s Place in Morrisville is holding a benefit concert for Salvation Farms on October 13, 2013 from noon – 10pm to help strengthen food security and reduce food waste in Vermont by raising funds for Salvation Farms.