Monthly Archives: February 2016

Got Milk with Dignity?

By Annalena Barrett Vermont has become somewhat of a food systems mecca. With more “Eat More Kale” stickers per capita than likely any other state, it’s easy to get trapped in a utopian vision of the food system. While the … Continue reading

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Dr. Lisa Heldke on Food Studies & Our Interrelations in the World

Dr. Lisa Heldke teaches in the Philosophy Department and the Gender, Women, Sexuality Studies Program at Gustavus Adolphus College, where she holds the Sponberg Chair in Ethics. Much of her scholarly work has been devoted to the explication and exploration … Continue reading

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Upcoming Food Systems Speakers at UVM

Mark your calendar for these upcoming events at UVM! February 16: Barry Estabrook 1:00–2:30 PM Silver Maple Ballroom, Davis Center, UVM Of Hogs and Humans: Searching for a Sustainable Porkchop Barry Estabrook, James Beard Award-winning journalist, author, and former contributing editor … Continue reading

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Tortillas With Soul

By Sarah Bhimani, Outreach and Education Manager, City Market, Onion River Co-op City Market, a community owned food co-op in Burlington, VT, has a list of Global Ends to guide its business. One of City Market’s Global Ends is “strengthening … Continue reading

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Local farm focus for Vermont’s 2016 legislative session

by Andrew Bahrenburg Vermont’s citizen legislators returned to Montpelier last month, with full plates. And while this year’s election cycle—as well as lightning-rod issues like marijuana legalization, paid sick leave, and the state’s budget deficit—will surely suck up much of … Continue reading

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