Tag Archives: food

Column
June 21, 2017

Remembering summer places for food, ice cream

By Mary Ellen Shaw

Now that summer is here it brings back memories of summer meals and ice cream treats enjoyed outdoors back in the 60s and 70s.

The A&W Restaurant on upper North Main Street was one of the “in places” to go. It…

Program offers summer food service for kids
News Briefs
June 8, 2017

Program offers summer food service for kids

FAIR HAVEN—Fair Haven Concerned, Inc., is participating in the summer food service program for children. The program is designed to ensure that children who rely on free or reduced price meals during the school year continue to have adequate nutrition throughout the summer. It is…

Column
June 7, 2017

Money-draining food myths

By Kevin Theissen

The road to better health may sometimes involve an extra expense here and there, but you should be careful about wasting money on diet ideas wit  promises that are based more on myth than fact. If you’re considering a diet, you should consult…

Letter
May 18, 2017

Letter Carriers’ Food Drive was a success

Dear Editor,

The United Way of Rutland County is thankful to the many Rutland County residents who contributed non-perishable food items in support of the 25th Annual Letter Carriers’ Food Drive on May 13. The event was a great success this year, with more than…

News Briefs
May 11, 2017

Letter carriers food drive set for May 13

On Saturday, May 13, the National Association of Letter Carriers will host its 25th annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive. The National Association of Letter Carriers, Branch #495 will be collecting non-perishable food items for distribution to food shelves in our Rutland County communities.

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In the spirit of giving
Local News
May 10, 2017

In the spirit of giving

4-year-old donates birthday “gifts” to food shelf 

Griffin, a member of Hughes’s P@K preschool class at Killington, had his 4th birthday party on Saturday, April 29, at Green Mountain Storyline in Rutland. He asked his guests not to bring gifts, but instead to bring food…

Letter
April 5, 2017

Vermont Farmers Food Center as a peacemaker

Dear Editor,

Last weekend, the UN came to the Saturday Winters Farmers Market in Rutland. Actually, the Vermont Farmers Food Center (VFFC) hosted the “Grace Initiative” also called “Initiative for Governance, Reconciliation and Coexistence,” a nonprofit founded by Yvonne Lodico of Manchester. Governance, reconciliation and…