Don’t miss the CAFC bake sale



CHESTER, Vt. – The Annual Chester-Andover Family Center Election Day Bake Sale is scheduled for Tuesday, November 8, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., at the Chester Town Hall second floor. The Center “bakers” are all geared up to provide a huge selection of decadent baked goodies!!  Please stop by on your way out after voting.  If you are not a Chester voter, you are most welcome to come to the sale.  The money raised during this event is used to support the Center’s Food Shelf and Emergency Financial Assistance program.

Fall has arrived at the Thrift Shop and winter is on its way.   The Shop is well stocked with snuggly warm outerwear in lovely fall colors, winter shoes and boots, beautiful scarves, decorative holiday items, glassware, kitchenware, clothing for men, women, children and infants, and much more.

The Food Shelf has provided fresh produce for our recipients this summer, thanks to the donation of three Abundance Acres Shares as well as donations from several individual growers/gardeners. We have received free produce from the Vermont Foodbank and the Healthy Harvest Network.  A goal for the winter months is to offer more frozen produce. A big thank you to all who donated produce over the growing season and to the volunteers who picked up the Abundance Acres Shares.  And thank you to the many faithful Food Shelf volunteers.

Thrift Shop hours are:  Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday, 12 p.m. to 6 p.m., Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Food Shelf hours are 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. every Thursday and Friday 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. for Produce Pickup.

Center is located at 908 Vt. Route 103 South (P. O. Box 302), Chester, Vt. 05143, (802) 875-3236, or email:, and website  Please “like us” on Facebook.



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