Monthly Archives: March 2014

Meet Catamount Farm Manager Laura Williams

When it comes to farming, Laura Williams says the key to success is to focus on what you love. Whether your passion is working the land, collaborating with other farmers, or interacting with customers, Williams says there isn’t just one … Continue reading

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The Vermont Goat Collaborative: A visit to Pine Island Farm

By Jenn Colby Once in a while an idea comes along that’s just right.  In the world of sustainability, the ultimate goal is to do work that supports all three (or more) legs of the sustainability “triangle”— the combination of … Continue reading

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Recipe: Irish Stew & Soda Bread

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day on Monday, this edition of the Food Feed brings you two traditional Irish recipes: Irish Stew and Irish Soda Bread! Both recipes are from Vermont Lamb Tonight, published in 1982, available in the University … Continue reading

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Beyond Feeding Our Bellies: From food security to food sovereignty

The recent FAO State of Food Insecurity report estimates that more than 800 million people worldwide experience hunger – alarmingly, that is 1 in 8 people. Ironically, more than 40% of these individuals are small scale farmers who depend on … Continue reading

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Produce Safety: What does it mean for farmers and consumers?

By Meredith King For the first time in U.S. history, the production and distribution of fruits and vegetables will be regulated by the federal government in an effort to prevent foodborne illness related to the contamination of produce. The Food Safety … Continue reading

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