Monthly Archives: November 2014

The Joy of Regulation: Part I

Late one November afternoon, Eben Byers was heading home to New York from Massachusetts. He had just finished watching Yale skunk Harvard 14-0 in their annual football game. On the ride back, Byers injured his arm. Several weeks later, he … Continue reading

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Getting a Taste of Hop Farming in Vermont

Vermont is better known for its beer than its hops. With more than 30 breweries in Vermont, including The Alchemist, Hill Farmstead, and Lawson’s Finest Liquids, Vermont has the highest number of craft breweries per capita in the United States. … Continue reading

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Real Food, Real Forums: The future of UVM dining

By Olivia Peña With Sodexo’s dining contract ending on June 30, 2015, UVM is currently engaged in a competitive bid process for the next contract. As this change approaches, UVM students, staff, and faculty have an opportunity to affect the … Continue reading

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What Are You Ordering, Michael Pollan?

By Claudia Garber One week ago at Burlington’s Hen of the Wood restaurant, I shared a meal with Michael Pollan. The gathering was the epilogue to Pollan’s talk at UVM earlier in the evening (summarized in a previous Food Feed … Continue reading

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I’ve been Pollan-ated…

Each year the University of Vermont chooses a book that all first year undergraduates are expected to read. This year they chose Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation, by Michael Pollan, a book I reviewed a while back. If Michael Pollan is anything, … Continue reading

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