Global Food & Farm Program

Global Food & Farm Program

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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.

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.

The Knoll

The Knoll includes an Educational Garden, Outdoor Kitchen and Labyrinth and encourages students, staff, faculty, and community members to participate in and learn about sustainable agriculture.