Monthly Archives: May 2014

It Takes a Village to Make a Summit

By Olivia Percoco “Unity is strength…” Mattie Stepaneck We’re gearing up for the UVM Food Systems Summit June 17-18! As we near the event, we wanted to take some time to reflect on the many people and organizations who helped us … Continue reading

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Food, Power, and the TPP: A conversation with Eric Holt-Giménez

By Olivia Percoco I recently had the privilege of speaking with Eric Holt-Giménez, Executive Director of Food First and author of Food Movements Unite! Strategies to Transform Our Food System and Campesino a Campesino: Voices from Latin America’s Farmer to Farmer Movement … Continue reading

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Eat, Drink, But Please Don’t Sue

Perhaps General Mills thought it was no big deal when they discreetly slipped the words “binding arbitration” into their website privacy policy page.  The move, however, did not escape Stephanie Strom, a writer for the New York Times, and an … Continue reading

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The UVM Breakthrough Leaders Program: Continuing a Vermont Tradition

By Vic Izzo Whether it is a parking lot chock full of out-of-staters waiting for their case of Heady Topper beer or a meandering New Englander traveling to the picturesque town of Grafton for a taste of 4 year-old cheddar, … Continue reading

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