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Brewery Operations 101: Quality Control, Environmental Best Practices & Supply Chain Management

Photo by Amber Osgood By Tera Dacek We chatted with the folks over at First Key Consulting, a leading global brewing industry consulting firm, to get the... Continue Reading

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Alumni Advice: Russell Hirschorn on Technology, Meatpacking & Managing Careers

By Sarah Tuff Dunn Russell Hirschorn has plenty of talking points on his résumé—meat-packer at B. Rosen, webmaster at Bedbathstore.com, and systems analyst at Hess Corporation—before his... Continue Reading

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Craft Beer Sales: How to Gain a Competitive Advantage Selling Your Brand in a Saturated Craft Beer Market

By Tera Dacek What makes one craft beer or distributor better at sales than another? How do you get your brand to stand out in a sea... Continue Reading

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Alumni Advice: Jessie Kalsmith Reflects on Her Global Career in Food & Agriculture

Photo: Nicolas Raymond/Flickr By Sarah Tuff Dunn Long before “farm to table” became the fashionable term du jour for dining, Jessie Kalsmith was practicing the ethos near... Continue Reading

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UVM Alum Sean Lawson Finds Sunshine and the Holy Grail of Craft Beer

Photo: Sean Lawson and his wife, Karen. By Tera Dacek The name “Lawson” may make you think of Lawson’s Finest Liquids, one of Vermont’s most sought-after breweries.... Continue Reading