Author Archives: Alison Nihart

Videos from the 2015 Food Systems Summit Now Available

Watch the 2015 Summit playlist on the UVM Food Systems YouTube channel. Speaker presentations files are also available on the Summit website.

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Photo Journal: The 2015 Food Systems Summit

Last week, over 300 scholars, students, farmers, activists, community members, and representatives from nonprofits and government convened at the University of Vermont for the 4th annual Food Systems Summit. Videos of the talks will be available on the UVM Food … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek of the 2015 Food Systems Summit

On June 16-17, scholars, students, farmers, and food systems leaders will converge at UVM for the fourth annual UVM Food Systems Summit: “The Right to Food: Power, Policy, and Politics in the 21st Century.” Many of us here at UVM have … Continue reading

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Digging In: New book from UVM faculty takes a critical look at food systems

UVM Extension faculty members Lisa Chase and Vern Grubinger recently co-authored Food, Farms, and Community: Exploring Food Systems. In this post, we ask them about the writing experience and what they hope readers will glean from the book. Lisa Chase will be at Phoenix Books … Continue reading

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Happy Food Day!

Every October 24, U.S. Food Day is an opportunity to come together in our communities to learn, act, and celebrate. Today, more than 8,000 events in all 50 U.S. states are taking place in honor of Food Day. Read on to see the … Continue reading

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