2016-2017 Northeast Farm to School Institute Accepting Applications!
Posted on January 13, 2016
Vermont FEED is excited to invite school communities in New England and New York to apply for the 2016-2017 Northeast Farm to School Institute – a unique, year-long professional development program for 12 selected school teams!
The Institute is designed for schools with farm to school programming that are looking to boost their program’s impact in the cafeteria, classroom, and community. Institute school teams spend three days at the Kickoff Summer Retreat at Shelburne Farms in Shelburne, Vermont, where they will participate in professionally-led workshops, network with their peers, and create a farm to school action plan. Each team will also have an experienced farm to school coach to support them in carrying out their action plan through the school year.
The Institute was created in 2010 to help schools build robust and sustainable farm to school programs. And it works! This is the second year this groundbreaking Institute is open to schools from the Northeast. We look forward to working with this year’s teams!