Rebecca Mitchell is the Child Nutrition Initiatives Specialist at Hunger Free Vermont. In this role, she provides training, technical support, and outreach to schools and communities to strengthen their use of Child Nutrition programs, as well as leading efforts to grow summer food service programs across the state.
Prior to joining the staff at Hunger Free Vermont, Rebecca worked with Green Mountain Farm-to-School, first as a Farm to School Coordinator and then as Consumer Education Coordinator, where she oversaw a mobile summer meal program and a nutrition incentive program for SNAP recipients. She has also spent time as a farm-based educator on Martha’s Vineyard and conducted research on stream ecology in eastern Pennsylvania.
Rebecca graduated magna cum laude from Moravian College with a B.S. in Environmental Science. She believes in the power of food access to build strong, vibrant communities, and is excited to be part of the dedicated team at Hunger Free Vermont. She lives in Burlington with her rescue dog.