Vermont-Italy teacher education exchange launches

Apr 19, 2024 1031

Vermont Business Magazine The Vermont Italian Cultural Association (VICA) and the Italian Consulate General of Italy in Boston announced today an exchange program for educators in Vermont and Italy centered around food systems education and farm-to-school professional learning. The purpose of the exchange is to share agricultural knowledge and leverage shared values of local food production and sustainability.

The program’s first exchange participants are four teachers from Montpelier High School, Sam Bromley, Colleen Purcell, Brigitte Savard, and Tom Sabo. Each is an active member of the Northeast Farm to School Institute. They are in Northern Italy this week being hosted by the Istituto d'Istruzione Superiore "Marco Polo," in Colico, Italy, where they will learn about the agriculturally rich region, the dairy supply chain, and the Institute’s innovative food education programming. 

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SOURCE: https://vermontbiz.com

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