• Volunteer at the Food Shelf
    Volunteer at the Food Shelf
    Volunteers are a crucial part of every program at the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf. The dedicated hearts and hands of the community help us complete the countless tasks that go into providing food for more than 12,000 people every year.
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  • Community Kitchen Academy
    Community Kitchen Academy
    Community Kitchen Academy is a Vermont Foodbank culinary job training program operated at the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf. To prepare students with the culinary skills necessary to secure jobs in the food service industry, the professional Chef Instructor delivers a proven curriculum.
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  • Homebound Grocery Delivery
    Homebound Grocery Delivery
    In order to address hunger relief for populations with mobility issues, the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf runs a Homebound Delivery program to serve senior citizens and people with disabilities. Each month, staff and volunteers deliver a five-day supply of groceries to homebound clients, providing them with food and a much welcome visit. We currently serve 150 households through the Homebound Delivery program.
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About Us

The Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf works to alleviate hunger by feeding people and cultivating opportunities. As the largest direct service emergency food provider in Vermont, CEFS serves over 12,000 people each year. With your continued support, we can bring about the change necessary to provide opportunities for those who need them most.

10th Annual Feast Against Famine


Thank you so much to Northfield Savings Bank for their 10th year of supporting the Food Shelf through the Feast Against Famine Banquet!

Over the past decade, Northfield Savings Bank has raised a total of $334,876 to fight hunger in Chittenden County. The Feast Against Famine Banquet in March of this year raised over $43,000.

Thank you to Northfield Savings Bank for their support!

Good Food Truck Vending at Vermont City Marathon


The Good Food Truck will be at the upcoming Vermont City Marathon on Sunday, May 29th!

We will be vending food at the Marathon to support our program operations, including providing free meals to low income communities in Vermont!

Check out www.goodfoodtruckvt.org for more information about this, and other, upcoming events!

You’re Invited to The Good Food Truck Party!

house party

Are you having a Birthday soon? Looking to throw a party for your company employees?

Consider throwing a house party featuring the Good Food Truck!

How it works: You select the menu and invite your closest friends, family and/or staff. You or your guests pledge to purchase a meal from the Good Food Truck. You have a hassle free-party and support a great cause at the same time! Hear from a happy house party customer below.

“I could not have been happier with the event. I was absolutely thrilled to have friends mingle, support a great cause, and share a good meal right in my yard. Emmet and his staff were delightful and efficient…they made the whole evening go smoothly. Many friends told me that they’d like to have this EVERY Friday night at my house. It was the perfect birthday present.”

For more information email Emmet Moseley, Good Food Truck Manager and Chef, at emoseley@cvoeo.org today! Or click the photo above to be directed to goodfoodtruckvt.org