A Burlington Free Press feature sheds a light on Vermont’s Tangletown Farms and its relationship with the farm-to-school movement. The format involves providing local produce to the state’s schools taking advantage of Vermont’s agricultural resources.
“Dairy is the signature Vermont agriculture,” said Katherine Sims, executive director of the Newport-based nonprofit Green Mountain Farm-to-School in the article. “Our kids should be drinking 100 percent Vermont milk and eating Vermont cows, because it’s high quality, and it’s good for our farms, but the devil is in the details.”
Tangletown Farms’ non-profit, Smart Burgers offers local, grass-fed beef to Vermont school cafeterias as well as networks with other area dairy farmers.
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