Monthly Archives: March 2015

Soil Health: Why You Should Worship the Ground You Walk On

By Lynn Zanardi Blevins It can be hard to get excited about soil this time of year. I can see my cross-country skiing season come to an end and my mud room is, well, just that. Soil often doesn’t get … Continue reading

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Global Food, Local Food:  Farmers from Africa and Asia bring new crops to Vermont

By Cheryl Herrick A new publication is changing perceptions about what constitutes “local” and what the picture of a Vermont farmer might be. Global Food, Local Food: Guide to Growing, Harvesting & Preserving African & Asian Crops in the Northeast is … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek of the 2015 Food Systems Summit

On June 16-17, scholars, students, farmers, and food systems leaders will converge at UVM for the fourth annual UVM Food Systems Summit: “The Right to Food: Power, Policy, and Politics in the 21st Century.” Many of us here at UVM have … Continue reading

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