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Author Michael Moss Exposes How the Food Giants Hooked Us

By Andrea Estey  Have you ever snacked on a bag of salty, crunchy chips and gotten the feeling that you just couldn’t stop? You’re not alone. That... Continue Reading

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Trading Aspirin for Asparagus: A Prescription for Healthy Food

By Charlie Mitchell “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” Do you believe this old saying? If we, as a state, ate a healthier diet, would... Continue Reading

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UVM Is: Gary Derr Going the Distance for the Campus Community

Gary Derr is a popular guy on campus.  If you’re a student, staff, or faculty member, chances are you’ve received an email from Derr about campus services,... Continue Reading

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Farmer Training Student Digs Deep to Better Understand Food Policy

Allie Williams learned early on the importance of healthy food. While growing up in Houston and Memphis, her family had always put a big emphasis on cooking... Continue Reading

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UVM Is: Lisa Heldke Teaching the Tenets of Dewey Through Food

Food is a fundamental source of meaning and value in human life. For scholar Lisa Heldke, food is also the quintessential liberal arts topic. Heldke co-teaches the UVM John Dewey... Continue Reading