Latest Blog Posts in Sustainability

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Heather Kraemer Plants the Seed for a Farm-Based Brewery

Heather Kraemer is brewing beer with lemon balm and basil grown in her garden. In the future, she hopes to add fruit, perennials, and wild edibles to... Continue Reading

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Author Jonathan Safran Foer Joins UVM for George D. Aiken Lecture Series

As an award-winning novelist and not a climate scientist, Jonathan Safran Foer may seem like an unusual person to be giving advice as to how Americans can... Continue Reading

Homage to Fromage: UVM Launches New Artisan Cheese & Sensory Fundamentals Professional Certificate

Sales of specialty food items—those foods considered to be made from high-quality ingredients and produced in small quantities—increased 10.7% to a record $158.4 billion between 2017 and... Continue Reading

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Oregon Consultant Charlotte Morrow Helps Cannabis Growers Become Energy Efficient

Charlotte Morrow was eager for more well-rounded conversations with indoor growers. Morrow is a project manager for Evergreen Consulting Group in Oregon, which focuses on light efficiency... Continue Reading

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Shaileen Swan Discovers the Joy and Healing of Farming

Shaileen Swan understands the healing power of farming. While she worked as a senior recreation therapist at a psychiatric facility in Syracuse, New York, Swan helped patients... Continue Reading