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freshfoodvt.org
mcorbinREMOVETHISBEFORESENDING@vtworksforwomen.org
(802) 655-8900
32A Mallets Bay Ave
Winooski, Vermont 05404

Vermont Works for Women's social enterprise, FRESH Food, provides vital on-the-job training for women, improves the quality of nutrition for children in daycare, and supports local agriculture. Our culinary training program prepares underemployed women to work in commercial kitchens and restaurants. Over 13 weeks, trainees assist professional chefs in preparing 6,000 healthy, nutritious meals per month for local childcare centers throughout Chittenden County. As a member of the Vermont Fresh Network, we collaborate with nearly 25 Vermont vendors and farmers, locally sourcing an average of 30 percent of our food.

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Vermont Works for Women FRESh Food Social Enterprise
Director of Social Enterprise (802) 655-8900 Add to Collection
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FRESH Food is an Enterprise of Vermont Works for Women. Our training program prepares women to work in restaurants and professional kitchens. While they're with us, they help our lead chefs prepare healthy, nutritious meals for local childcare centers. We support Vermont farms by purchasing milk, eggs, beef, cheese, vegetables, fruit, and honey.

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  • Food Processing or Manufacturing
    • Shared-use commercial kitchen
  • Food Access and Nutrition
    • Gleaning programs
    • Child meal site / nutrition programs
  • Workforce Development
    • Other: Workforce Development

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