Meet a multi-disciplinary team from Lamoille County, working together to improve and expand the district's farm-to-school programs.
VT FEED Blog Posts
VT-FEED (Food Education Every Day) has partnered with five Summer Meals sites around the state to encourage more local food purchasing and nutrition education while school is out of session.
It all began nine years ago when Mary started bringing fresh vegetables from her home garden into the classroom. She was astounded to find that many of her students did not recognize a carrot. The students didn’t know what it was, where it came from, or how it could possibly be tasty or healthful. So she set out on the long journey to bring a Farm to School program to Albert S. Hall, a 4th & 5th grade school in Waterville, Maine.
Applications for the 2017-18 Northeast Farm to School Institute are now being accepted! The Institute is a unique year-long professional learning opportunity for twelve school teams from New England and New York. The year-long Institute kicks off with a Summer Retreat held at Shelburne Farms in Shelburne, VT from June 27-29, 2017.
On Monday, December 12th, student chefs from NECI will visit four Addison County public school cafeterias to cook and taste-test new recipes with elementary school students to supplement the first-of-its-kind publication, New School Cuisine: Nutritious Seasonal Recipes for School Cooks by School Cooks.
Media coverage of the 2016 annual cooking competition for middle and high school students.
Vermont Food Education Every Day ( VT FEED) just received word that "Building Demand for Fruits and Vegetables in Vermont Schools" will be funded by the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets, through the Specialty Crop Block Grant program!
The VT FEED Farm to School Institute is a unique year-long professional development opportunity being offered to ten diverse school teams from Vermont and, this year thanks to an USDA Farm to School Grant, the Northeast.
While visiting school kitchens around the state, representatives from the School Nutrition Association of Vermont (SNA-VT) and Vermont Food Education Every Day (VT FEED, a program of NOFA-VT and Shelburne Farms) took note of the delici
This past Saturday, Bear Pond Books in