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Jr Iron Chef VT Celebrates Ten Years!

March 9, 2017
Jr Iron Chef VT Celebrates Ten Years! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts: Kim Mercer, kim@nofavt.org, (802) 274-3043 Essex Junction, VT, March 10, 2017 – Ready, set, chop! On...

Vermont Maple in Every School (& a recipe!)

March 7, 2017
This past Valentine’s Day, the State House cafeteria served breakfast to legislators to promote the new project, Vermont Maple in Every School, an initiative connecting schools with...

Stories from Farm to School Awareness Day 2017

February 14, 2017
On Wednesday, February 8, 2017, Farm to School champions gathered at the Vermont State House in Montpelier to advocate for the expansion of Vermont’s Farm to School program and raise awareness...

A Home-Cooked Feast Celebrating Farm to School

January 12, 2017
By Ryan Morra, Professional Learning Coordinator They shredded carrots for spring rolls, diced chicken for stir-frys, and mashed chickpeas for hummus dips. Chefs? No! Teachers! The...

The Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Program Gets a Local Boost!

September 13, 2016
The Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP), a federally-funded program that provides fresh fruits and vegetables to schools with a significant population of limited-income children, is getting an...

Quinoa, Black Bean & Butternut Squash Salad

August 31, 2016
This recipe is adapted from the VT FEED publication, New School Cuisine: Nutritious and Seasonal Recipes for School Cooks by School Cooks. Released in 2013, the cookbook was made in effort to share...

Summer Meal Programs Keep Kids' Bellies Full All Year

July 15, 2016
With NOFA-VT leading the charge, VT FEED has been working with local partners to bring nutrition education and free, healthy food to kids throughout Vermont during the summer when finding such meals...

2016 Northeast Farm to School Institute Wraps Up

July 4, 2016
We at VT FEED believe an essential way to address children's health and well-being is through farm to school programs. These programs help promote school and summer meal participation;...

Farm to School Legislation Advances

June 1, 2016
In January, the Senate Agriculture Committee advanced bipartisan legislation authored by Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) to double funding for the federal Farm To School grant program as part of a...

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