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Community Kitchen Academy reclaims food, and people

Vt Digger - - 8:55 am Mon Jul 13th, 2015

A program that uses donated food that would otherwise go to waste and turns it into nutritious meals given away from the Vermont Foodbank's shelves is also a training ground for people returning to the workforce.

Friday, seven culinary students who spent the past 13 weeks learning skills from food sanitation to budgeting, menu preparation to communications skills, were celebrated during a graduation ceremony at the Barre Community Kitchen Academy.

The program, a partnership between Capstone Community Action and The Vermont Foodbank, with support from many other organizations, state agencies, and partners, began here two summers ago, and Friday's graduation was the sixth for the Barre site.

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