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A Military Veteran Learning to Farm Finds His Calling at UVM

Farming was the last thing on Anthony Hamilton’s mind during the Iraq War. But a decade after being stationed in Baghdad, he’s learning how to raise livestock,... Continue Reading

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UVM Is: Walter Poleman Fostering a Sense of Place

Nurturing a community’s sense of place is at the heart of Walter Poleman’s work. That community can be a town, city, or even a dorm on campus.... Continue Reading

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Farmer Training Alum and Food Systems Student Awarded James Beard Foundation Scholarships

By Alison Nihart Two UVM students are recipients of a prestigious scholarship from the James Beard Foundation National Scholars Program, which awards $20,000 scholarships to ten students... Continue Reading

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UVM Is: Ernesto Méndez Creating Positive Change in the Agroecology Movement

Agroecology is finding a mainstream audience in the world of international food and agricultural policy. For Professor Ernesto Méndez, that’s good news. Méndez, a professor in the... Continue Reading

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UVM Is: Terry Bradshaw Helping Students Navigate the Realities and Rewards of Farming

While growing up on a farm in the small town of Chelsea, Terry Bradshaw learned from a young age the value of expertise and outreach. To help... Continue Reading