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Vermont Anti-Hunger Organizations Celebrate the Strong Bipartisan Farm Bill Agreement:

Congress passed a bipartisan Farm Bill maintaining and protecting the federal nutrition programs and supporting our farmers and agricultural economy. The bill that passed is a testament to nearly two years of strong advocacy by anti-hunger and farmer organizations, and the resolute support of many members of Congress like Vermont’s Senator Leahy, Senator Sanders, and Congressman Welch.

Vermont Farm Bill Nutrition Coalition members include:

Hunger Free Vermont,CVOEO - Chittenden Community Action, NOFA-VT, School Nutrition Association of Vermont, V4A - Vermont Association of Area Agencies on Aging, Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets, Vermont Agency of Education, Vermont Agency of Human Services - Department of Aging, Disabilities, and Independent Living, Vermont Agency of Human Services - Vermont Department for Children and Families, Vermont Center for Independent Living, Vermont Foodbank,Vermont Legal Aid, Vermont Retail and Grocers Association, VT FEED