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Gov. Phil Scott Signs Farm to School Bill

June 8, 2017
GOVERNOR PHIL SCOTT SIGNS BILL TO STRENGTHEN VERMONT’S FARM TO SCHOOL NETWORK 07 June 2017 Burlington, Vt. – Vermont has long been recognized as a leader in the Farm to School...

2017-18 Institute Teams Announced!

May 10, 2017
Twelve Teams Representing the Entire Northeast Selected to Participate in 2017-18 Northeast Farm to School Institute Twelve teams were recently selected for the third annual Northeast Farm to...

Updated Fresh Fruits & Vegetables Guide!

April 3, 2017
Did you know the parsnip has been cultivated by humans for 2,000 years? Now you can get the whole story in our newly updated Farm to School: Highlighting Local Fruits and Vegetables! Inside you...

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...

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