Fresh, Local, Free – Lunchbox Readies to Serve Summer Lunches

By on Tuesday, April 18th, 2017 in Press Release. No Comments

The Lunchbox food truck will be on the road again for its fifth summer, serving up free meals to kids and fresh, local lunches for three communities in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont.

For many kids who participate in free or reduced lunch programs during the school year, the free summer meal is one of their best sources for nutritious food while school is on break. For community members, the Lunchbox is a fresh, local, and delicious lunch option that comes with an added perk – all the proceeds from lunch sales go directly to running the free summer meal program and help to serve even more children. Read More…

Northeast Kingdom Farms Lay Roots in Local Schools, Institutions

By on Saturday, April 1st, 2017 in Press Release. No Comments

Green Mountain Farm Direct, a food hub run by Green Mountain Farm-to-School, is working to connect local farmers with schools, restaurants, and institutions across northern Vermont to increase the farm’s sales and boost consumption of local food in institutions and the overall region. Those partnerships have created a distribution infrastructure in the region that has helped to improve the community’s access to healthy, local food while also growing the local economy. Watch the video…

Green Mountain Farm-to-School Welcomes Two New Team Members

By on Saturday, April 1st, 2017 in Press Release. No Comments

Green Mountain Farm-to-School is pleased to welcome two new talented individuals to their staff – Edifice Jengo and Kendall Lambert. Read More…