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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

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A ‘Major’ Interest in Food Programs at Campuses Across the Country

The demand for college and university classes focusing on food systems is growing far and wide. As the food movement grows, a surge of interest in food... Continue Reading

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Jobs in Bioenergy Industry Showing Slow But Steady Growth

(Credit: Andrew Fogg via Flickr Creative Commons) Employment in the US biofuels industry has grown by 8.9 percent annually since 2004, according to a 2013 report by... Continue Reading

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Certificate Student Helps the Texas Food System Find its Footing

(Photo: Farmers’ market in Dallas by John Tornow/Flickr) Texas and Vermont are two places where residents feel a tremendous amount of state pride and the roots of... Continue Reading

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Nutritionist Experiences the Healing Power of Farming

Photo: Corinne Steel, right, a student in the UVM Farmer Training Program, talks about the power of farming and why food matters. We talked to UVM Farmer... Continue Reading