nom nom nom Cornwall Taste Test this Friday 1/25!!

Hi NOMers!

We are looking for volunteers for our upcoming taste test with local, in-season produce this Friday, January 25th at Cornwall Elementary School. This month we will be serving BEETS!

At Cornwall, there will be two shifts: one prep shift from 11 – 11:45am, and one data collection and serving shift from 1 – 1:45pm. Please fill out this Google form by Thursday at 6pm if you would like to volunteer for either of these Cornwall shifts!

Before the taste test, feel free to browse through the Vermont Harvest of the Month Curriculum to learn a little bit more about beets.

If you want to learn more about what NOM does or have any questions about taste tests, feel free to email us at nom@middlebury.edu.

Join the NOM Board – Applications Now OPEN!

NOM is actively seeking enthusiastic and committed Midd students to join our board beginning in Spring 2019!

Are you new to NOM? That’s okay!

Is this your first semester? That’s okay!

Don’t know what the NOM board does? That’s okay! We’ll train you and make the transition as smooth as can be.

Please fill out a board application using this Google Form. In the past, we have had a variety of positions including president, treasurer, publicity chair, and volunteer events coordinator. As a newer club, there’s a lot of room for new leadership, ideas, collaboration and input, and we can’t wait to work with you!

The time commitment is flexible and varies by position but involves communicating with the other board members, being available for some volunteering once a month and helping with preparation for volunteer group events about twice a semester.

Applications will be open through January 25th, and new board members will be notified of their positions in the final week of J-term.

Check out the Leadership page to learn more, or feel free to email Maddie Maloney at nom@middlebury.edu with any questions.

With care,

The NOM Board

nom nom nom Taste Test AND Workshop Volunteer Opportunities!!

Happy J-term, NOMers! We are looking for volunteers for our first two events of 2019 this Friday, January 11th. The first event is a taste test at Mary Hogan. This month we will be serving BEETS!

At Mary Hogan, there will be four shifts: one prep shift from 9-10am, and three serving shifts from 11:30am-12pm, 12-12:30pm and 12:30-1pm. Please fill out this Google form by Thursday at 5pm if you would like to volunteer for any or all of these shifts! Before the taste test, please feel free to browse through the Vermont Harvest of the Month curriculum to learn a little bit more about beets.

The second event is a cooking workshop at the Teen Center from 4-5pm, also on Friday. Please fill out this Google form by Thursday at 5pm if you would like to volunteer for the workshop!

If you have any questions please feel free to email us at nom@middlebury.edu.

nom nom nom LAST taste test of the semester!

We are looking for volunteers for our last taste test of the fall semester with local, in-season produce this Friday, December 7th at Mary Hogan. This month we will be serving WINTER SQUASH!

At Mary Hogan, there will be four shifts: one prep shift from 9-10am, and three serving shifts from 11:30am-12pm, 12-12:30pm, and 12:30-1pm. Please fill out this Google form by Thursday at 5pm if you would like to volunteer for any or all of these shifts!

Before the taste test, feel free to browse through the Vermont Harvest of the Month Curriculum to learn a little bit more about winter squash.

If you have any questions feel free to email us at nom@middlebury.edu.

nom nom nom TASTE TEST this Friday 11/16 at Mary Hogan!

NOM is looking for volunteers for our upcoming taste test with local, in-season produce this Friday, November 16th at Mary Hogan. This month we will be serving SWEET POTATOES!

At Mary Hogan, there will be four shifts: one prep shift from 9-10am, and three serving shifts from 11:30am-12pm, 12-12:30pm, and 12:30-1pm. Please fill out this Google form by Thursday at 5pm if you would like to volunteer for any or all of these shifts!

Before the taste test, feel free to browse through the Vermont Harvest of the Month Curriculum to learn a little bit more about sweet potatoes.

If you want to learn more about what NOM does, check out other upcoming volunteer events, or have any questions about taste tests, feel free to browse the rest of our website or email us at nom@middlebury.edu.

nom nom nom TWO Taste Tests This Week – Kale Us Crazy!!

Calling all NOMers!

Nutrition Outreach and Mentoring (NOM) is looking for volunteers to join us for two taste tests with local, in season produce this Thursday, October 25th at Cornwall and Friday, October 26th at Mary Hogan! This month the harvest is KALE! We originally sent out an email about these taste tests last week, but they were both moved to this week. If you signed up last week, please feel free to sign up now instead!

At Cornwall, there will be two shifts: one prep shift from 11:15am – 12pm, and one data collection and serving shift from 12:30 – 1:15pm. Please fill out this Google form by Wednesday at 6pm if you would like to volunteer for either of these Cornwall shifts!

At Mary Hogan, there will be three shifts, each of them serving and performing data collection: 11:30am – 12:00pm, 12:00 – 12:30pm, and 12:30 – 1:00pm. There is also an opportunity to help prep from 9-10am! Please fill out this Google form by Thursday at 6pm if you would like to volunteer for any of the Mary Hogan shifts!

Before the taste tests, feel free to browse through the Vermont Harvest of the Month Curriculum to learn a little bit more about kale.

Let us know if you have any questions or comments by emailing Maddie Maloney at nom@middlebury.edu.

With kale 😉

The NOM Board

nom nom nom FIRST Dinner Event at the Addison County Teen Center!!

​Hi NOMers,

We are so excited to announce our first dinner and mentoring event with the Addison County Teen Center this Friday, October 12th from 4-5pm! If you are staying on campus for fall break, this is an excellent way to get involved with NOM, cook sweet potato fries with local teens and teach them basic cooking skills and healthy eating habits.

If you would like to join us for this exciting new partnership, sign up using this Google form by Thursday at 6pm. We will be in touch about transportation details later in the week.

As always, if you’d like to learn more about NOM or have any questions, feel free to email us at nom@middlebury.edu. We can’t wait to volunteer with you!

Come to the NOM Kick-Off Volunteer Dinner and Info Session!

Want to learn more about what NOM does?

Want to volunteer with NOM but are not sure where to start?

Been to a taste test, but want to learn about other volunteer opportunities?

Craving a delicious, healthy meal?

Then come to our Kick-Off Volunteer Dinner and Info Session this Sunday, October 7th from 5:30-6:30 in the Center for Community Engagement! In addition to sharing a meal with your fellow NOM board members and volunteers, you will have an opportunity to learn more about what exactly NOM is all about, what volunteer opportunities are currently available and how to get involved. This dinner is open to all students — no previous volunteer experience with NOM required!

If you plan to attend the dinner, please RSVP using this Google form by Friday, October 5th and let us know if you have any dietary restrictions.

Looking forward to seeing you there!

The NOM Board

nom nom nom TASTE TEST this Friday 9/28 at the Cornwall School!

Calling all NOMers!

Nutrition Outreach and Mentoring is looking for volunteers for our first Cornwall taste test of the year with local, in-season produce this Friday, September 28th at the Cornwall School. This month we will be serving SWISS CHARD!

At Cornwall, there will be two shifts: one prep shift from 11am-12pm and one serving shift from 12-12:30pm. Please fill out this Google form by Thursday at 6pm if you would like to volunteer for either or both of these shifts! Before the taste test, feel free to also browse through the Vermont Harvest of the Month Curriculum to learn a little bit more about swiss chard. If you have any questions, please feel free to email us as nom@middlebury.edu. We can’t wait to volunteer with you!

NOM is seeking new board members!

Have a vision for what food education could look like in the community?

Passionate about food justice?

NOM is currently seeking enthusiastic and committed Midd students to join our board beginning in Winter 2019! Please fill out this Google Form to apply for a board position, or head over to our Leadership page for more information. As a newer club, there’s a lot of room for new leadership, ideas, collaboration and input. We can’t wait to work with you!