Farm to School Awareness

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Leaders from the Vermont Agencies of Agriculture, Education, & Health join state legislators, Burlington schools superintendent, local school board members, farm to school network leaders, and a 4th/5th grade garden club in celebrating Farm to School Awareness Month at Sustainability Academy in Burlington.

Highlights of this celebratory press event include:

· Announcement of 2016 Vermont Farm to School Grant Request For Proposals (RFP)

· Kale pesto taste test hosted by Sustainability Academy’s 4th and 5th grade garden club (pesto made with kale harvested from the school garden)

· An opportunity for state leadership to join kindergarten and 1st graders for a sit down lunch prepared by Burlington School Food Project

· Overview of Updated Vermont School Wellness Policy Guidelines

· Sharing of New Vermont Farm to School Network Goals

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  • Production Date: 10/07/2015
  • Catalog Number: 10612
  • Archive Number: 10612
  • Series: none
  • Length: *0:23:18
  • Town: Vermont
  • Geography: Vermont
  • Event Type: General
  • Content Type: Other


1 Thursday October 8, 2015 at 6:00 PM
2 Saturday October 10, 2015 at 6:15 AM
3 Saturday October 10, 2015 at 12:15 PM
4 Sunday October 11, 2015 at 1:35 PM
5 Monday October 12, 2015 at 2:00 PM
6 Tuesday October 13, 2015 at 6:35 PM
7 Wednesday October 14, 2015 at 7:10 PM
8 Thursday October 15, 2015 at 4:45 PM
9 Saturday October 17, 2015 at 1:30 PM
10 Wednesday October 21, 2015 at 3:30 PM


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