Lunchbox Returns with Summer Food Service Program

By on Thursday, May 30th, 2019 in Uncategorized. No Comments

The Lunchbox, a summer meal program providing food education, is on the road again this season! Starting June 19th, the Lunchbox will be serving 10 weeks of free meals to kids 18 and under throughout the summer. Lunch is served from 11 AM – 1 PM from June 19th through August 14th and supper will Read the full article…


GMFTS brings $68,000 worth of fresh produce to SNAP recipients

By on Thursday, May 30th, 2019 in Coupon Program. No Comments

NEWPORT, VT – May 9, 2019 On April 30, Green Mountain Farm-to-School ended its fourth year of operating the Fresh Fruit & Vegetables Coupon Program, distributing $70,000 worth of coupons for fresh produce to residents of Essex and Orleans counties enrolled in 3SquaresVT, also known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). This year 89% Read the full article…


Join GMFTS for our 2nd Annual Giving Day!

By on Thursday, May 16th, 2019 in Green Mountain Farm-to-School. No Comments

Don’t see a level that works for you? No worries, give what you can, and we’ll be sure to put it to good use! Click here to give


We’re Hiring: Finance Coordinator

By on Wednesday, May 15th, 2019 in Green Mountain Farm-to-School. No Comments

PDF: Finance Coordinator 5.10.2019 Position: Finance Coordinator Reporting to: Executive Director Department: Finance Job Type: Full-time, regular, non-exempt Location: Newport, VT Position Description The Finance Coordinator is responsible for executing the financial activities of the organization using Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and in compliance with state and federal regulations. To succeed in this role, Read the full article…


Production Planning: Bringing Harvest of the Month Foods to Cafeteria Plates

By on Thursday, May 2nd, 2019 in Uncategorized. No Comments

How three GMFTS programs – Green Mountain Farm Direct, Farm to School, and the Vermont Harvest of the Month – work together to increase the amount of fresh Vermont-grown foods on cafeteria plates. In 2009, GMFTS founded its mission-driven food hub, Green Mountain Farm Direct (GMFD), to increase access to healthy food by delivering from Read the full article…


Keeping the ‘Farm’ in Farm to School

By on Thursday, May 2nd, 2019 in Farm-to-School, Green Mountain Farm-to-School. No Comments

Farm to school programs at GMFTS focuses on experiential, hands-on learning that reaches across the cafeteria, classroom, and community. To learn more about why farm field trips are an important piece of this equation, we sat down with AmeriCorps Farm to School Coordinator, Madeline McGonagle, to hear about her experiences. Why is it important to Read the full article…


GMFTS 2017-2018 Annual Report

By on Thursday, May 2nd, 2019 in Uncategorized. No Comments

Green Mountain Farm to School is pleased to share our 2017-2018 Annual Report with our community. Read the full report here.


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