Vermont FEED is a Farm to School partnership project of NOFAT-VT and Shelburne Farms
Apply for the 2019-20 Northeast
Farm to School Institute
Our Northeast Farm to School Institute is a unique year-long professional learning opportunity for twelve school teams from New England and New York. Our Institute kicks off with a Summer Retreat held at Shelburne Farms from June 25-27, 2019. #NEFTSI
Our Latest Work in the Field
Vermont FEED staff has been all around the state—and beyond—to expand Farm to School programming to new communities and deepen existing programs. Here’s a snapshot of the work we’ve done these past few months.
What's the Vermont Farm to School Network Up To?
We coordinate the Vermont Farm to School Network with 50 Farm to School leaders engaged in collaborative action projects. We're sharing recent Network projects and efforts, including Farm to School and Early Childhood Day at the Vermont Statehouse.
Thank You for Making Our
Grazing Dinner to Benefit Jr Iron Chef VT a HUGE Success!
On February 10, over 100 Farm to School supporters gathered at
The Great Northern for a grazing-style dinner to celebrate local food and benefit Jr Iron Chef VT! Thank you to to the generous donors, producers, diners, waitstaff, chefs, and Jr Iron Chef VT teams for their time, support, and incredible culinary creations!
Chef Frank Pace of The Great Northern
Chef Cara Chigazola-Tobin of Honey Road
Chef Jim McCarthy of Shelburne Farms
Chef Doug Paine of Bleu Northeast Seafood / Hotel Vermont, Juniper
Chef Phil Clayton of Farmhouse Group's Guild Tavern
Chef Christian Kruse of Vergennes Laundry by CK
Jr Iron Chef VT Competition: March 16!
Jr Iron Chef VT is our statewide culinary competition challenging student teams to create nutritious, local dishes that inspire school meal programs. Come cheer on the teams, purchase lunch at the concession stands, and play in the Activity Room during the competition!  #JrIRONCHEFVT
MARCH 7: Northeast Farm to School Institute applications due

with Vermont Early Childhood Advocacy Alliance

9:00AM–3:30PM, Champlain Valley Exposition

8:45AM–4:45PM, Morrisville

Shelburne Farms

COMING SOON!  The Vermont Farm to School Network is launching a School Leaders Campaign to help our school boards, superintendents, and principals learn about the important impact Farm to School has on their school communities. Join us! Find more information in upcoming newsletters or  email
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