The People's Pantry

The recession, which has lingered for more than three years, has forced many cash-strapped Vermonters to stop by the People’s Pantry in northern Franklin County to stock up on supplies to help keep their families fed. Joyce Ely, 64, and Priscilla Greenia, 62, (from left to right) both from Highgate Center, Vt., volunteer for the food pantry.