Monthly Archives: July 2017

Green Mountain Girls Farm Mentors UVM Students and Alumni

Along the backroads of the small town of Northfield is Green Mountain Girls Farm, where Laura Olsen UVM ’92 and Mari Omland grow vegetables, raise pigs and turkeys, host farm stays, and run a popular farm stand. This summer, Analiese … Continue reading

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UVM Is: Ernesto Mendez Embracing the Agroecology Movement

Agroecology is finding a mainstream audience in the world of international food and agricultural policy. For Professor Ernesto Méndez, that’s good news.

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How UVM is Helping Match Farmers with Landowners in New England

By Cheryl Herrick In Vermont and across New England, prime farmland is both scarce and expensive.  Many farmers are at or approaching retirement age. Young farmers face daunting challenges as they try to establish their agricultural enterprises. One critical, and … Continue reading

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