Farm-to-food bank: Veggies For All
How the farm-to-institution movement is making big strides in hunger relief
The national network of food banks has become the biggest and most recent supporter of the booming farm-to-institution movement. In Maine, Veggies for All (VFA) has emerged as a supplier for both educational and emergency food service institutions. Like many food banks, VFA has hurdled many obstacles during their growth, but has emerged as a shining example of the potential of sustainability initiatives to strengthen local food systems and community services. Follow the link to understand the structure of this partnership, and the lessons learned.