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Jobs in Bioenergy Industry Showing Slow But Steady Growth

(Credit: Andrew Fogg via Flickr Creative Commons) Employment in the US biofuels industry has grown by 8.9 percent annually since 2004, according to a 2013 report by... Continue Reading

Certificate Student Helps the Texas Food System Find its Footing

(Photo: Farmers’ market in Dallas by John Tornow/Flickr) Texas and Vermont are two places where residents feel a tremendous amount of state pride and the roots of... Continue Reading

Nutritionist Experiences the Healing Power of Farming

Photo: Corinne Steel, right, a student in the UVM Farmer Training Program, talks about the power of farming and why food matters. We talked to UVM Farmer... Continue Reading

Student Aims to Help Food System Challenges in Alaska

As President Obama visits Alaska this week to address climate change, we talked to Anchorage dietitian Grace Schumacher, a student in UVM’s online Breakthrough Leaders Professional Certificate... Continue Reading

UVM Professor Researches the Benefits of Oilseed Crops for Biodiesel Production

(Photo: Flickr/Creative Commons) Depleting fossil fuel reserves and fluctuating oil prices have generated interest among Vermont farmers to explore alternative, sustainable sources of energy. For the past... Continue Reading