Customer Spotlight: Craig Lorcano on 9 years with Farm Direct

By Green Mountain Farm-to-School on Monday, September 17th, 2018 in Uncategorized. No Comments

Green Mountain Farm-to-School’s mission-driven food hub, Green Mountain Farm Direct (Farm Direct), is a reliable source for wholesale local food purchasing that is working to improve farm viability in the region. Last year, GMFD worked with 34 food producers to distribute $409,344 worth of local food to almost 100 schools, retailers, and institutions in Northern Read the full article…


Lunchbox food truck works to fill summer nutrition gap

By Green Mountain Farm-to-School on Wednesday, September 12th, 2018 in Uncategorized. No Comments

Green Mountain Farm-to-School’s mobile summer meal site, the Lunchbox food truck spent the summer out on the road again serving up free healthy, locally-sourced meals to our community. This year, the Lunchbox served 1,820 free meals to children, an 18 percent increase from the number of free meals the truck served in 2017. Additionally, 497 Read the full article…


Farm to School Coordinators gear up for the coming school year

By Green Mountain Farm-to-School on Wednesday, September 12th, 2018 in Uncategorized. No Comments

Farm field trips, taste tests, cooking lessons, harvest festivals, and soil science projects are just a few components of the hands-on education AmeriCorps Farm to School Coordinators provide to students across the region. We caught up with some of our current Farm to School Coordinators to hear what they are excited about this coming school year Read the full article…


Communities gather for Harvest Festivals at local schools

By Green Mountain Farm-to-School on Tuesday, September 11th, 2018 in Farm-to-School, Green Mountain Farm-to-School, Press Release. No Comments

For its tenth consecutive year, Green Mountain Farm-to-School will host Harvest Festivals with 11 Northeast Kingdom schools in celebration of local food, agriculture and healthy communities. Harvest Festivals are an opportunity for the community to gather around and share a meal prepared by students from produce harvested from school gardens or sourced from local producers. Read the full article…


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