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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...

Recipe: Sesame Noodles with Chicken & Vegetables

May 26, 2016
Now that it's veggie season again, this versatile dish is perfect for featuring pees, green onions and other spring favorites. Toss in whatever you have growing and you'll soon have a crowd...

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