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Raj Patel on Gender Inequity in the Food System

Raj Patel is an award-winning writer, activist and academic. He is a Research Professor in the Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of... Continue Reading

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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

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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

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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

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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