Latest Sustainability Blog Posts

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

A Marine Veteran Finds His Calling in Organic Farming at UVM

Andy Lang first became aware of the importance of local food while helping his girlfriend build a juice truck in his home state of Missouri. Getting fresh... Continue Reading

Heart of Gold: Neil Young Congratulates Vermont for GMO Food Labeling Stance

(Photo: Takahiro Kyono/Flickr) By Cynthia Belliveau, EdD Dean of UVM Continuing and Distance Education Rarely do you get wowed these days. We’re surrounded by a constant barrage... Continue Reading

Clean Water: Restoring a Basic Civil Right

By James Ehlers Rivers weave the fabric for our lives as Vermonters, people who live in and celebrate the outdoors. Lakes — the places we swim, boat,... Continue Reading