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Lunchbox Drives Up Free Summer Meal Participation

By Green Mountain Farm-to-School on Monday, August 1st, 2016 in Press Release. No Comments

Good news; Vermont ranks third in the country for serving free summer meals to children. Bad news; Vermont is still only reaching 33.3 percent of the children who qualify for free or reduced lunch during the school year. Read More…


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Coupon Program Helps Low-Income NEK Residents

By Green Mountain Farm-to-School on Thursday, July 7th, 2016 in Press Release. No Comments

The final report for the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Coupon Program, compiled by Wholesome Wave based off of information collected by the University of Vermont Center for Sustainable Agriculture, has been released by Green Mountain Farm-to-School (GMFTS). Read More…


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Coupon Program Provides Fresh Produce for Vermonters

By Green Mountain Farm-to-School on Wednesday, April 6th, 2016 in Press Release. No Comments

In September, Green Mountain Farm-to-School (GMFTS) began the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Coupon Program, a pilot program that allowed Orleans and Essex county residents participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, 3SquaresVT, to purchase an additional $75 of fresh fruits and vegetables through the end of February. Read More…