Hunger Council of Addison County

Hunger Council members and guests at the September 2017 meeting.

Hunger Council members and guests at the September 2017 meeting.


The Hunger Council of Addison County, our fifth Hunger Council, was launched in 2013 under the leadership of Frank Mazza and Emily Joselson.

The Co-Chairs of this Council are:

  • Emily Landenberger, Marketing, Education, & Membership Assistant Manager, Middlebury Natural Foods Co-op

  • Lily Bradburn, Local Food Access Coordinator, Helping Overcome Poverty’s Effects (HOPE) -

Most recent Hunger Council of Addison County meeting:

The Hunger Council last met on May 21st. The meeting focused on universal school meals in Addison County and Vermont - what’s happening now, what effects are they having in our schools, and what opportunities exist to make universal school meals available to all schools in the state. The Hunger Council will hear from Anore Horton, Hunger Free Vermont’s Executive Director, as well as local school personnel, and reviewed ways to support and spread information on this work. The agenda is available HERE and meeting minutes are available HERE.

Upcoming Hunger Council of addison county Meeting:

Our next quarterly Hunger Council meeting will be late August or September.

2018 / 2019 Meeting schedule:

  • September 18th, 2018

  • December 11th, 2018

  • March 12th, 2019

  • May 21st, 2019

All meetings, unless otherwise noted, are from 3:00 - 5:00 at the Counseling Service of Addison County in Middlebury. Hunger Council membership is open to anyone with an interest in increasing food security in the community. For more information about the Hunger Councils, contact Jenna O'Donnell, Hunger Council Manager, at jodonnell@hungerfreevt.org .