Green Mountain Farm-to-School (GMFTS) is a leader in the growing farm-to-school movement in Vermont. Our mission is to strengthen local food systems in Vermont by promoting positive economic relationships, education, and access between schools, farms, and communities.

We create and sustain healthy communities by working across the food system with capacity building, resource development, and technical assistance through our Farm-to-School program, Farm Direct food hub, and Lunchbox food truck.

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Help us keep the movement moving.

To donate by mail, please make checks payable to
Green Mountain Farm-to-School and send to:

Green Mountain Farm-to-School
115 2nd Street, Newport, VT 05855

Thank you to our 2023 premier sponsors, The Abbey Group and Community National Bank!

Our work is made possible because of a network of businesses, institutions, organizations and community members who are in partnership with us.

You can view all our supporters here. Interested in becoming a sponsor? Please contact Catherine at ccusack@gmfts.org

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Interested in gardening, working with kids, and supporting local food systems? Green Mountain Farm-to-School (GMFTS) is currently seeking AmeriCorps members to join our team as Farm-to-School Coordinators for the 2024/25 school year (beginning in August)! GMFTS is a nonprofit promoting the health and well-being of Vermont’s children, farms, and communities. GMFTS AmeriCorps members serve in schools within the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. This is a great opportunity to launch your career and make a difference! To learn more about our organization and this position please visit our website at: gmfts.org/get-involved/americorps
Originally an insult hurled at “troublemakers”, “Rabble-Rouser” describes Rabble-Rouser Chocolate & Craft Company’s mission of tasteful social change. Chocolate is simply the engine that powers our greater goal: strengthening, nourishing, and supporting our communities through the unifying power of exceptional chocolate, art, craft, and culture. Sample their Chocolate Confections at the 13th Taste of the Kingdom this Thursday at Jay Peak! Grab your tickets at: gmfts.org/tok-2024 (link in bio)

Wendell Berry says eating is an agricultural act. 🌱That’s a core belief at Sterling College, where all students participate in cultivating a sustainable food system, growing vegetables, poultry, and meat, preparing food for classmates and colleagues, and sharing meals. You can learn more about Sterling’s food philosophy and practices and try their food for yourself during the Taste of the Kingdom at Jay Peak this Thursday! Buy event tickets at: gmfts.org/tok-2024 (link also in bio)
We hope to see you at Jay Peak this Thursday at 6pm for Taste of the Kingdom! ✨ Enjoy an evening of local food and drink, live music, a silent auction, and a raffle! All proceeds support GMFTS and our work to strengthen our local food system and increase food access.

Event Tickets: $30 individual, $55 for two, kids FREE! You can buy tickets in advance online or pay in-person at the door. We accept cash, card, and check.

You can also join in our raffle, even if you don’t plan to attend. This year’s prize is 4 waterpark passes at Jay Peak! 

Raffle tickets: $5 for 1 ticket or $20 for 5 tickets

Learn more & purchase event and raffle tickets online on our event page: gmfts.org/tok-2024 (link also in bio)