Middlebury FoodWorks is an innovative leadership program combining academic and experiential learning in food systems.

  • Nine-week summer program in Vermont, Kentucky, or Washington, D.C.
  • FoodWorks Abroad academic-year opportunities in Italy, Spain, and Chile
  • For-credit course on “Experiencing Food Systems”
  • One Middlebury College credit (equivalent 3.3 semester-hour credits)
  • A four-day/week internship with weekly workshop days
  • Life skills workshops and Food Challenges with community partners
  • Living and learning in groups
  • Meeting and working with food experts

“I experienced first-hand the power of community organizing to contribute to a just and sustainable food system.”
Sophie Vaughan ’14

“FoodWorks showed me the social, environmental, and economic value of farms beyond purely producing food.”
Linnea Burnham ’14.5


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