The Global Food & Farm Program explores food system issues through academic courses and hands-on learning opportunities. Students develop leadership skills and focus on creating future solutions for some of the world’s most challenging problems.
Middlebury’s FoodWorks program is a nine-week summer leadership program combining academic and experiential learning about food systems in Vermont, Kentucky, and Washington, D.C.
Sustainable Dining at Middlebury
Middlebury participates in the Real Food Challenge, with 25 percent of the annual Dining Services food budget spent on food that meets one or more of four criteria: local, ecological, fair, and humane. Middlebury has made a commitment to reach 30 percent by 2016.
Middlebury’s Organic Farm encourages students, staff, faculty, and community members to participate in and learn about sustainable, organic agriculture.
Middlebury supports local, environmentally committed vendors in keeping with our dedication to sustainability.