Local Food for Healthy Communities

Understanding Vermont Report: Local Food for Healthy Communities 

Our report, Local Food for Healthy Communities: Bringing Food Security to All Vermonters, is the latest in our Understanding Vermont series for philanthropists and grantmakers made possible by generous contributors to the Community Foundation's Philanthropic Leadership Fund

The local food system offers many opportunities for the nonprofit sector and coordinated philanthropy to make a difference and this report highlights approaches and programs that are especially promising. The Community Foundation's Local Food and Farms Fund pools and distributes contributions toward those approaches. We invite you to download the report and discover ways to take action on this critical issue.

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Through research, partnerships, grants, and investments, the Community Foundation's Food and Farm Initiative aims to empower all Vermonters to feed their families with nutritious food and do so in a way that sustains local farmers and builds healthy communities. Learn more about our Food and Farm Initiative.