Latest Sustainability Blog Posts

Could beekeeping hurt me and you? (I’m not talking about getting stung)

By Matt Sayre I keep honeybees at the small, organic family farm we’re growing in Hinesburg. It’s fun, rewarding work and my kids love helping take care... Continue Reading

Meet UVM’s Farmer Training Dream Team

By Susie Walsh Daloz Together they have almost 40 years of farming experience, three degrees from UVM, and an incredible wealth of knowledge in how to produce... Continue Reading

CEMS Students Team with Engineers Without Borders to Recycle a Village’s Greywater

By Kim MacQueen They call it los meses de las vacas flacas – the months of the skinny cows. The phrase refers to the dry months in... Continue Reading

The Right to Food: Power, Policy, and Politics in the 21st Century

All people deserve access to adequate, nutritious food. The complicated and provocative question for the fourth annual UVM Food Systems Summit on June 16-17 is how to... Continue Reading

The Nile Project: Major International Sustainability and Music Project Comes to UVM

By Natalie Neuert A ground-breaking, innovative, and exciting program called the Nile Project will come to Burlington for a concert at the Flynn Center, followed by three... Continue Reading