19 school gardens thrive through the summer

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NEWPORT, VT – July 29, 2019 A cornerstone of Green Mountain Farm-to-School’s programming is the 19 school gardens we plant, maintain, and harvest with the help of five AmeriCorps Farm to School Coordinators. These school gardens provide rich learning opportunities for the students we work with, offering lessons in topics such as environmental chemistry, geometry, Read the full article…

The Lunchbox is on track to serve more free, locally-sourced meals than ever before!

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Since June 19th, the Lunchbox food truck has served over 1800 free youth meals in Barton, Newport, and Derby, Vermont. The Lunchbox is a free summer meal site and mobile learning kitchen operated in partnership by Green Mountain Farm-to-School (GMFTS) and the Abbey Food Service Group. The program aims to provide the community with healthy Read the full article…

The Children’s Literacy Foundation Brings Stories and Books to the Lunchbox

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Contact: Sophie Westover swestover@gmfts.org 802 334 2044 [Newport, VT] — On Wednesday, July 10, 2019 from 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM at the Barton Public Library, children and teens are invited to a storytelling presentation and brand-new book give away at Green Mountain Farm-to-School’s (GMFTS) Lunchbox food truck. This event is made possible by a Read the full article…