VFFC runs multiple education programs for learners young and old.  Check out these educational opportunities:

What does VFFC education provide Rutland?

  • Farming and gardening skills
  • Food and nutrition education
  • Connection to our food system
    • Farms, Farmers, economics, current institutions, and the farm to plate process
  • Local resiliency
  • Celebration of Rutland’s vibrant agricultural community and heritage
    • A community sense of self and pride
  • Encouragement and guidance in critical thinking
  • Development of creativity
  • Social and Emotional Learning Skills
    • Self Awareness
    • Self Management
    • Social Awareness
    • Relationship Skills
    • Responsible Decision Making
  • Respect
  • Regional, State, and County land and resource management and agricultural issues
  • Community

What are the core values of VFFC Education?

  • Access, equity, and inclusion
    • Trauma Responsive and socially equitable
  • Respect for people and natural systems
  • Hands-on experiences and project based learning
  • Community engagement and participation

How can I get involved?