Latest Sustainability Blog Posts

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Alumni Advice: Calley Hastings Finds the Sweet Spot in the Specialty Food World

A decade ago, Fat Toad Farm started out as a simple experiment in homesteading. Calley Hastings ‘07 and her family hand-milked a French alpine doe named Jupiter... Continue Reading

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Pitchfork in the Road: Graphic Designer Lara Dickson Finds a Second Career at Next Chapter Farm

By Sarah Tuff Dunn A few years ago, Burlington’s Lara Dickson was living high on the hog in graphic and web design, feeding off 20 years of... Continue Reading

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Rachel Ankeny on GMOs, Food Ethics & Consumer Attitudes

By Hailey Grohman Professor Rachel Ankeny is an associate dean of research and deputy dean in the faculty of arts at the University of Adelaide, Australia, where... Continue Reading

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Environmental Capstone Course Connects Students to Community

By Jeffrey Wakefield “Any rock climbers out there?” The question hung in the air like a climber about to summit a challenging rock face. Then, bashfully, a... Continue Reading

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Alumni Advice: Dana Gulley on Landing on Her Feet in the Sustainability Movement

By Sarah Tuff Dunn When you grow up in Garrison, New York, as Dana Gulley did, chances are you’re going to be a bit green. After all,... Continue Reading