Date of Publication

1-24-2012

Abstract

• The federally funded 3SquaresVT program (formerly Food Stamps) increases access to healthy food and helps to stimulate local economies. • 10.9% of Vermont households are food insecure and 15.8% of children live in food insecure households. • Many families are eligible for 3SquaresVT but choose not to enroll, hurting Vermont’s economy and stressing charitable organizations like the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf (CEFS).

Advisor(s)

Rob Meehan, Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf

Jan Carney, MD, MPH, University of Vermont College of Medicine

Agency

Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf

Subjects

Access to Health Services, Food Safety, Nutrition and Weight Status, Social Determinants of Health

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