Monthly Archives: March 2018

Tyler Doggett Explores the Ethics of Food Production and Consumption

Associate Professor Tyler Doggett began teaching the Ethics of Eating at UVM in 2009. Since then, he has written and edited multiple articles and books about the rights and wrongs of the food industry—from labor to consumption to the mixed … Continue reading

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UVM’s Eric Roy on Managing Phosphorus to Protect Water and Sustain the Food System 

Phosphorus runoff from farms and other sources is an ongoing problem for Vermont’s lakes. While phosphorus is essential for life, too much of it can lead to toxic algae blooms.

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A Sweet Deal: Why Maple Syrup is Big Business

By Mike Dunphy One thing I’ve always adored about Vermont is how little things change. Having grown up here, but lived much of my adult life abroad, it’s been endlessly gratifying to return for visits and find the Vermont I … Continue reading

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As Farmers Face Retirement, Study Examines Effectiveness of Land Access Tools for the Next Generation

As established farmers age and transition out of farm ownership, a vast amount of agricultural land in the United States will change hands in the coming years. As a result, beginning farmers are likely to continue to face numerous obstacles … Continue reading

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