WIC expands fruit and veggie program

WIC is the USDA Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children. WIC gives you access to healthy foods, nutrition education and counseling, and breastfeeding support.This summer WIC has expanded the fruit and vegetable benefit through September to include $35 per month per participant.The program offers nutritious foods, nutrition education, breastfeeding support, and referrals to other community resources. If you are pregnant or a family with a child under 5, you may be eligible for … (read more)

Area WIC program receives grant

MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury district office of the USDA’s WIC program was among the 13 WIC clinics in New England and New York to receive Loving Support Awards of Excellence for exemplary efforts in supporting breastfeeding mothers. These awards, presente … (read more)

Health Dept. offers food assistance during public health crisis

The Vermont Department of Health is reminding people that the Women, Infants and Children program, known as WIC, is available to all eligible families affected by COVID-19. WIC services, including new enrollments, breastfeeding support, and nutrition educ … (read more)