Farm Direct producer Allen Hall benefits from partnership

By Green Mountain Farm-to-School on Friday, May 25th, 2018 in Producers. No Comments

Family owned since 1828, owner-operator Allen Hall of Hall’s Orchards, grows and harvests apples and pears in Isle La Motte. Hall has worked with Green Mountain Farm Direct (GMFD), Green Mountain Farm-to-School’s mission-driven food-hub, since 2014. “I’ve been more than happy with my experience with Green Mountain Farm Direct,” says Hall, “working with Amrita and Read the full article…


‘Hill Farmstead Half’ Marathon raises funds for GMFTS

By Green Mountain Farm-to-School on Thursday, May 24th, 2018 in Press Release. No Comments

Craftsbury Outdoor Center presents the “Hill Farmstead Half” – a point to point trail and dirt road half marathon from the Craftsbury Outdoor Center to Hill Farmstead Brewery. Race entries raise money for Green Mountain Farm to School’s mission to strengthen local food systems in the NEK by promoting positive economic and educational relationships among schools, farms, and communities. Set Read the full article…


GMFTS inspires love for gardens and appreciation for local food systems

By Green Mountain Farm-to-School on Tuesday, May 15th, 2018 in Green Mountain Farm-to-School. 1 Comment

  Green Mountain Farm-to-School works with an average of 3,000 students each year, connecting students to food through school gardens, farm field trips, taste tests, and hands-on education. Our Farm-to-School Coordinators work with over half of the students in the Northeast Kingdom, planting and maintaining 24 school gardens annually. GMFTS started at one school, ten Read the full article…


Celebrating 10 years of Green Mountain Farm-to-School

By Green Mountain Farm-to-School on Wednesday, May 9th, 2018 in Green Mountain Farm-to-School. No Comments

Celebrating 10 years of Green Mountain Farm-to-School Cultivating healthy communities since 2008 2018 marks Green Mountain Farm-to-School’s 10-year anniversary. Over the past decade, GMFTS and our partners have worked together to increase access to local, healthy food in the Northeast Kingdom, resulting in a stronger local food economy, improved nutrition education in area schools, and Read the full article…


Green Mountain Farm-to-School Giving Day

By Green Mountain Farm-to-School on Wednesday, May 9th, 2018 in Green Mountain Farm-to-School. No Comments

Join us in celebrating 10 years of Green Mountain Farm-to-School during our first ever Giving Day on June 1st! Every gift received by June 1st will be doubled, up to $10,000. In just 10 years, GMFTS has grown from a single school garden to a leader in the farm-to-school and local food movement. Imagine what Read the full article…


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