Our flagship educational program, Fork in the Road, is a student-run food truck serving up local foods and life-changing experiences during the summer.
Where to find us:
July 7 – August 25, 5:30 – 8 pm
180 Intervale Road, Burlington, VT
June 24 – Sept 9, 3:30 – 7:30 pm
Sept 16 – Sept 23, 3:30 – 6:30 pm
2 Lincoln Place, Essex Junction, VT
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Since 2013, our Fork in the Road food truck is a culinary job training program that’s been successfully integrating classroom learning, community involvement, and real-life work experience for teenage students in the Burlington School District.
With a menu of locally-sourced foods such as Vermont tacos and pulled pork sandwiches, students earn summer wages while learning how to prepare food and provide great customer service. The food truck is integrated into academic classes such as business and culinary arts at Burlington High School, and students receive mentoring from the local restaurant community. This amazing program not only teaches relevant skills, teamwork, and workplace professionalism, but also increases confidence — and changes lives.
Fork in the Road grew out of Burlington School Food Project’s hands-on gardening and cooking programs. It’s all possible thanks to our lead sponsor, Dealer.com, who committed resources and expertise to make this project a success.
Want more information?
For information on booking Fork in the Road for your next event, please contact: Sarah Heusner at email@example.com