Author Archives: Alison Nihart

Upcoming Food Systems Speakers at UVM

Mark your calendar for these upcoming events at UVM! February 16: Barry Estabrook 1:00–2:30 PM Silver Maple Ballroom, Davis Center, UVM Of Hogs and Humans: Searching for a Sustainable Porkchop Barry Estabrook, James Beard Award-winning journalist, author, and former contributing editor … Continue reading

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#FightFor15: How fast food workers launched a national living wage movement

Photo credit: FightFor15-1330361 by Mark Dixon (CC BY 2.0) On July 22, Governor Cuomo of New York State announced a $15/hr minimum wage law for fast food workers in New York City and across the state. This unprecedented move happened … Continue reading

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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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