Monthly Archives: February 2018

New UVM Study Reinforces the Value of Food Hubs

Do farmers and other suppliers benefit from sales to food hubs? UVM Associate Professor David Conner and a team of researchers set out to find the answer in a recent study published in the Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition. … Continue reading

Posted in UVM, Vermont | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

A Tribute to UVM Agricultural Economics Professor Bob Parsons

By Terry Bradshaw, PhD The agriculture, academic, and extension world lost a true friend with a sharp, grounded mind and a sense of humor only developed in farm fields, barns, and milk house driveways when Dr. Bob Parsons passed away … Continue reading

Posted in Economic, Education, UVM | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

Can Lessons from Vermont Keep Local Agriculture Alive in Montana?

By Erika Fredrickson Missoula Independent/High Country News This story is part of The Montana Gap Project, produced in partnership with the Solutions Journalism Network. On a recent Wednesday morning, a small group of farmers gathered at a table inside a … Continue reading

Posted in Environmental | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

UVM Trip to Kenya Highlights Food Systems, Nutrition & Community

By Olivia Peña A group of 14 UVM students traveled to Kenya for 12 days in January to apply hands-on nutrition, food systems, and community development skills they learned on campus. Students from several majors participated in the Sustainable Development and … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, UVM | Tagged , | 1 Comment