Monthly Archives: August 2012

From Crack to Cucumbers: Stephen Ritz Changes Children’s Lives Through Food

Stephen Ritz is a South Bronx teacher/administrator. With the help of extended student and community family they have grown over 25,000 pounds of vegetables in the Bronx while generating extraordinary academic performance. His Bronx classroom features the first indoor edible wall in … Continue reading

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“Harvest of Dignity” marks little change since “Harvest of Shame”

Guest blog post from Irit Tamir, Senior Advocacy and Collaborations Advisor for Oxfam America’s US Regional Office. Tamir was a speaker at our June 2012 Public Conference “The Necessary (r)evolution for Sustainable Food Systems.” In 1960 Edward R. Murrow, a … Continue reading

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Life on a Crouton Farm: From Value-added Product to Growing a Local Commodity

Blog post by Debra Heleba. Deb works for University of Vermont Extension where she is the Vermont SARE coordinator and also coordinates eOrganic’s dairy team. This blog post was reprinted with permission from the Women’s Agricultural Network (WAgN), a program of the University of Vermont Extension. For many farmers, … Continue reading

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Scenes from a Vermont Farm Stand

Every Tuesday, students in UVM’s Farmer Training Program host an afternoon farm stand from 2:30-5:30PM right outside of the Bailey-Howe Library. Come buy sustainably-grown vegetables, herbs and flowers weekly, through October 16th. The Farmer Training Program, through Continuing Education, is … Continue reading

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Videos – Leading The Necessary[r]Evolution for Sustainable Food Systems AMPLIFIED

All 17 videos are in the Youtube playlist above.

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