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While her farming operation is a success, Pickett is compelled to help the local food system make progress.
UVM Alumna MJ Pickett Realizes Her Power in the Food System

MJ Pickett knows she can make a change. The UVM alumna, who graduated in 2010 with a degree in Natural Resources Management in Policy, grows vegetables and... Continue Reading

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Gina Garner Takes a Deep Dive into Digital Marketing and Boosts Her Skills

When Gina Garner began her career in educational publishing 20 years ago, there were 2,000 independent classroom supply stores in the United States. Today there are 450.... Continue Reading

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What is a Trademark and Why Trademarks Matter in the Competitive Craft Beer Industry

By Matt McLaughlin A name. It all starts with a name. A series of words, individually with little meaning, but collectively, the embodiment of creativity, passion and... Continue Reading

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5 Steps to Utilize Your Leadership and Management Training

Most people don’t become good leaders overnight. They are active learners; testing and revising their approaches and seeking opportunities to hone in on their leadership and management... Continue Reading

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An End of Life Doula Wants to Change the Conversation Around Death and Dying

Margaret Phenix knows first-hand that the way we handle death is all wrong. People don’t talk about death and dying, she says, and there’s often pressure for... Continue Reading