Latest Sustainability Blog Posts

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Kate McNellis Goes from Sewing Clothes to Sowing Flower Seeds

By Sarah Tuff Dunn Of the millions of profile titles on LinkedIn, the one that belongs to Kate McNellis is one of the most poetic: Flower farmer... Continue Reading

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Kim Bayer Helps Envision Michigan’s Food Hub Future

Kim Bayer, center, of the Washtenaw Food Hub. By Mariette Landry While working as project manager and co-founder of the Washtenaw Food Hub, a 16-acre historic farm... Continue Reading

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The Craft Beer Industry & Sustainability: More Than a Pint-Sized Impact

By Tera Dacek Even though beer has withstood the test of time, the use of water in the brewing and agricultural process–growing of hops and grains–may leave... Continue Reading

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Food Hub Management Alumna Pushes the Boundaries of Local

By Mariette Landry Five years ago, UVM Food Hub Management program graduate Lisa Reeder worked part-time to provide sales, purchasing, and warehouse support at Local Food Hub... Continue Reading

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Farmer Training Students Look Ahead to Building a Sustainable Food System

Amount made from selling fresh produce at the UVM Farm Stand: $6,000. Pounds of harvested food donated to the local food shelf: 2,150. Number of bed feet... Continue Reading