Monthly Archives: April 2016

Building Brands in a Small Farm Food System

By Mark Cannella Small farms in Vermont contribute tremendous value to our evolving food system by being nimble enough to respond to shifting consumer demand quickly. Small farms have pioneered niche products, such as multi-variety mesclun mixes and hybrid CSA … Continue reading

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Defining Good Food: UVM Presents 5th Annual Food Systems Summit June 14-15

By Hailey Grohman In Vermont, as in much of the rest of the world, the debate around “good” food plays out every day in different spheres. Our classrooms, courtrooms, boardrooms and dining rooms are all spaces in which the decisions … Continue reading

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UVM Extension Video Project Focuses on Education and Access

By Cheryl Herrick When farmers in the US need help, they tend to know that there are federal US Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs available to help them. But for new Americans, these resources may not be on their radar … Continue reading

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UVM Alum Sean Lawson Strikes the Perfect Balance Brewing Local Beer

By Tera Dacek The name “Lawson” may make you think of Lawson’s Finest Liquids, one of Vermont’s most sought-after breweries. But when owner Sean Lawson returned to Vermont after living out west, it was to work in environmental science and … Continue reading

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Meet Vermont Bean Crafters: A Sunday Afternoon with the Crew

By Olivia Percoco “Let thy food be thy medicine…” —Hippocrates On Sunday, March 20, a dozen UVM students representing Real Food Revolution, Slow Food, and the Farm to Table House trekked to the Kingsbury Market Garden in Warren, Vermont, to … Continue reading

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