Latest Sustainability Blog Posts

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Learning the Business of Local Food in the UVM Food Hub Program

Benjamin Bartley’s career has touched many facets of the food industry, from baker, cook, and butcher to educator, advocate, and program director. The University of Florida alumnus, who graduated with degrees in religion and... Continue Reading

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How to Grow Your Own Beer Hops

Photo: Flickr By Lynn McIlwee BrewingWork.com Ever thought about growing hops in your backyard or at the brewery? Hops are pretty easy to grow and are a... Continue Reading

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Alumni Advice: Eva Antczak Creates Inspiration at the Google Food Lab

Eva Antczak ’07 is program manager of the Google Food Lab, a platform for people in food policy, farming, corporate food service, healthcare, technology, corporate food companies,... Continue Reading

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Why the Legal Cannabis Market is Booming

The cannabis industry is now the fastest growing industry in the U.S. A 2016 report by ArcView Market Research, a leading marijuana industry investment and research firm,... Continue Reading

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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