VERNON, Conn. (WTNH) — A farm-to-table partnership in Vernon is giving native companies a lift — all whereas growing college students’ entry to wholesome meals.

“Like, this can be a game-changer,” Susan Mitchell, who owns Cloverleigh Farms, mentioned about including a coordinator to this system. “ in that there’s funding obtainable to pay somebody to actually dig into this, since you want that. You want the connection.”

Rep. Joe Courtney (D-District 2) was in Vernon on Tuesday to speak to leaders about this system and focus on efforts to strengthen it.

Joseph Macary, the superintendent of Vernon Public Colleges, mentioned the pandemic delivered to mild the significance of meals and diet.

“So, we took some cash from federal cash, some native, some state cash, created the farm-to-table sort coordinator, which we want,” Macrary mentioned. “And the partnerships now have develop into, so I feel we have to hold growing that.”