Monthly Archives: June 2015

Cultivating the right to food in Johannesburg’s community gardens

by Brittany Kesselman The right to food is enshrined in the South African constitution (section 27(1)b). At a national level, South Africa is food secure, insofar as the country produces and/or imports enough food for the entire population. Despite this, … Continue reading

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A week on the farm: Trellising, tractors and runner beans

by Molly Leebove, UVM Farmer Training Program Staff Fridays throughout 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 a … Continue reading

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Food pantry policy: Are regulations needed to ensure food safety?

by Ashley Chaifetz Every year, an estimated 48 million Americans contract a foodborne illness. Those illnesses have come from pretty much every place where there’s food: grocery stores, hospitals, church dinners, county fairs, schools, restaurants, prisons, private homes, and even … Continue reading

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The Environmental Imagination: Applying the Lessons of Environmental Humanities

As Spring washes over the landscape here in Vermont, I find myself staring at the greening through the tiny squares of the mesh screen of my window. The screen has a job to do, I realize, and that is to … Continue reading

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