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…


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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