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FREE and healthy food for children 18 and under this summer

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NEWPORT — Green Mountain Farm-to-School’s newest project, The Lunchbox Mobile Farmers’ Market, is participating in the Summer Food Service Program for Children. Starting June 18th the Lunchbox will be serving free meals to kids 18 and under throughout the summer.

Funded by the United States Department of Agriculture, the program is designed to ensure that children who rely on free or reduced price meals during the school year continue to have adequate nutrition throughout the summer. Meals will be provided to all children 18 years of age and younger without charge. The Lunchbox will be at the following locations:


EVERY WEDNESDAY in BARTON
11:30 – 1:30 p.m.
St. Paul’s School
54 Eastern Ave

EVERY THURSDAY in NEWPORT
11:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Gardner Park
155 Gardner Park Road

EVERY FRIDAY in ISLAND POND
11:30-1:30 p.m.
Pavilion Park
95 Cross Street

The Lunchbox will also be open to the public and have meals available for purchase. All proceeds from the truck help support their work connecting kids, farms, and communities.

For more information contact Kathryn Hansis at khansis@gmfts.org or 802.334.2044. You can also connect with them on facebook at facebook.com/TheLunchboxVT for updates.

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