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Mapping the Watershed: Computer Programs Find Patterns in a Deluge of Environmental Data

By Sujata Gupta When Hurricane Irene hit Vermont in 2011, the storm sent massive amounts of debris and sediment into the state’s waterways – an extreme erosion... Continue Reading

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Farmer Jack Lazor: The Real Deal

By Susie Walsh Daloz You know him for his delicious Butterworks yogurt. You might even know him as the man behind increased local grain products in Vermont... Continue Reading

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Marijuana Law and Policy in Vermont and Beyond

Post updated by CDE staff on May 9, 2016 By Brooke Jenkins, J.D. It’s an exciting, historic time for Cannabis law and policy in Vermont and New... Continue Reading

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Talking about the Right to Food and Why it Matters

By Smita Narula An estimated 49 million Americans live in “food insecure” households, meaning they cannot afford adequate food for themselves or their families. In other words... Continue Reading

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Claire Kremen on Organic Farming, Food Access and Sustainable Agriculture

Claire Kremen is Professor in the Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management at University of California, Berkeley, and co-directs the Center for Diversified Farming Systems and... Continue Reading