Year-long program beginning summer 2023
Shelburne, VT and online

Questions? Contact Betsy Rosenbluth at

Registration Details

Learn more on the Vermont FEED website. Vermont FEED is a farm to school partnership project of Shelburne Farms Institute for Sustainable Schools and NOFA-VT.

This project has been funded at least in part with Federal funds from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Registration and Scholarships

Program Partners

2023-24 Farm to School Institute Adaptation Program

Educator Programs
Participants explore "Farm to School in the Classroom with an Equity Lens" as they build a 3D food web mapping the journey of food to cafeteria.

Applications for this year-long program closed November 30, 2022. Decisions will be made by January 31, 2023.

Vermont FEED’s Farm to School Institute is a proven model for growing robust farm to school programs that last. Adaptations of the model already underway in Massachusetts, New York, Mississippi, Montana, Maine, West Virginia, and Nebraska. Your state can be next.

Program Benefits

  • Attend an in-depth, five-day training at Shelburne Farms June 26–30, 2023 in conjunction with the Northeast Farm to School Institute summer retreat to experience the Institute in action. A pre-Institute deep dive into program components will be included, as well as a post-Institute debrief and planning session.
  • Receive direct technical assistance tailored to individual adapters will be provided, covering topics such as recruiting schools and coaches, supporting a coaching program, budgeting and logistical concerns, centering equity in program and recruitment efforts, professional learning framework and evaluation.
  • Join a cohort of four other state adaptation teams in a year-long Community of Practice. With Vermont FEED as host, you’ll learn from our resources, technical assistance, tools, and one another.
  • Selected state teams will receive a $7500 stipend to cover travel and other expenses.

Meet the Core Facilitators