Monthly Archives: September 2012

Should Vermonters Embrace “Meatless Mondays?”

Last fall I received a phone call from a Vermont college student who was wondering if the Center for Sustainable Agriculture took a stance on whether meat is part of a sustainable diet. It struck me as a curious question … Continue reading

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Growing season: Can a farmer be cultivated in six months?

The eclectic group of students in UVM’s Farmer Training Program — comprised of engineers, financiers and recent college grads — was highlighted in this weekend’s edition of the Burlington Free Press. Here’s a taste of the article: “The program teaches … Continue reading

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A Vermont Farmer’s Story

Corie Pierce, of Bread & Butter Farm in Shelburne, VT, tells the story of how she became a farmer. Video was originally shot at our UVM Food Systems Summit in June 2012. Enjoy!

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