Year-long program beginning summer 2024
Shelburne, VT and online

Questions? Contact Betsy Rosenbluth at


Program Partners

Farm to School Institute Adaptation Program

Educator Programs
Educators gather in a garden space

Created by Vermont FEED, a partnership of Shelburne Farms Institute for Sustainable Schools and NOFA-VT, the Farm to School Institute is a proven professional learning model for growing robust farm to school programs that last.

Our model’s success lies in engaging whole-school teams in building shared leadership and capacity. Through action planning, coaching, peer networking, and skill building, we create sustainable farm to school programs that connect the dots between classrooms, cafeterias, and communities.

The Farm to School Institute Adaptation Program is an opportunity for farm to school leaders across the country to adapt the model to their region and grow farm to school in your state. 

This is a year-long program with an in-person retreat at Shelburne Farms June 25–28, 2024 coinciding with the Northeast Farm to School Institute.

Applications are now closed. Team selections will be made mid-February.

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


Qing Ren

Qing [Tsing] Ren

Evaluation and Program Analyst
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