Monthly Archives: June 2014

Photo Journal: The 2014 Food Systems Summit

Those of you who attended last week’s UVM Food Systems Summit already know it was a wild success, with stimulating talks, insightful questions, and delicious food. Today’s post is a photo journal of the event. All photos courtesy of Stephen … Continue reading

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From the Green Revolution to the Tropical Oil Seed Revolution: A conversation with Rosamond Naylor

I recently had a chance to chat with Rosamond Naylor, a keynote speaker at this week’s UVM Food Systems Summit. Rosamond is the Director of the Center on Food Security and the Environment at Stanford University. Her upcoming book, The … Continue reading

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Localvore Chefs and Farmers Team Up Through the Vermont Fresh Network

By Jonathan Connor With the invisible hand of the food system market encouraging buyers to find the cheapest food no matter how far away the food is sourced from, it can be difficult to find restaurants committed to serving local … Continue reading

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Meet Kate Turcotte, Head Cheesemaker at Shelburne Farms

By Alyson Barrie and Jonathan Connor The Big Cheese In 2007, while attending UVM, Kate Turcotte began working as a milk hauler at Shelburne Farms, a nonprofit educational farm located near the shores of Lake Champlain in Shelburne, VT. She continued … Continue reading

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Meet Michael Fraley, the Green Jam Man

By Jonathan Connor Have you met the Green Jam Man? Young and passionate about local food, Michael Fraley runs his Fairfax, VT, jam business with quality and innovation at the forefront. After a quest for black currant jam turned up … Continue reading

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