Hunger Free Vermont: Proposed House Farm Bill Would Worsen Hunger for Vermonters April 13, 2018 (South Burlington, VT) — Yesterday the House released a draft of the Farm Bill that aims to significantly erode nutrition programs that support millions of Americans, including SNAP (known in Vermont as 3SquaresVT), our nation’s largest hunger-relief program that helps 75,000 Vermonters feed themselves and their families. The House Farm Bill endangers the long-term bipartisan commitment to preventing hunger. These proposed changes to SNAP will take away food from children, seniors, working people, people struggling to find jobs, and others struggling to make ends meet. As it has for decades, SNAP continues to be a highly successful and effective program that...
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Hunger Free Vermont: Proposed House Farm Bill Would Worsen Hunger for Vermonters