Monthly Archives: May 2015

Hard cider production: what does the research say?

By Terry Bradshaw Hard cider production in the U.S. has increased an average of 73 percent annually since 2008. That’s a lot of apples, and Vermont fruit growers and cideries (businesses that make hard cider) are capitalizing on this market … Continue reading

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A week on the farm in three photos

by Molly Leebove, UVM Farmer Training Program Staff Every Friday through the growing season, we will post a few photos from the past week at UVM’s Catamount Educational Farm and the UVM Farmer Training Program. From these you will get … Continue reading

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How New England can produce 50% of its own food by 2060

By Ellen Kahler According to Civil Eats—a national online news outlet for critical thought about the American food system—Vermont is America’s food relocalization laboratory. While the food system development work taking place in Vermont is receiving national recognition, the state … Continue reading

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Civil Eats gives Vermont a shout out

Earlier this week, Civil Eats published an excellent piece about Vermont and our extensive work in local food systems across the state. It is not a secret that Vermonters have a lot of pride in their state, and this profile … Continue reading

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Jack Lazor: The Real Deal

You know him for his delicious Butterworks yogurt. You might even know him as the man behind increased local grain products in Vermont — dry beans, oats, and the corn that makes the locally distilled Early Riser Corn Whiskey. But … Continue reading

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