Monthly Archives: August 2018

Growing Food, Growing Farmers Exhibit Celebrates Farmers of Rutland County

Vermont Folklife Center researchers Greg Sharrow and Andy Kolovos set out four years ago to explore the grass-roots food movement in Vermont. They interviewed farmers, distributors, agricultural support organizations and institutional buyers to better understand the contemporary cultures of farming … Continue reading

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New Course Helps Students Unearth an Ancient Idea: Sustainability

By Jeff Wakefield Classics professor Mark Usher was nearing the end of a visiting scholar stint at the American Academy in Rome when he decided to take a break from working on his latest book to hike the nearby Sabine … Continue reading

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Farmer Training Student Refocuses His Career

Joining AmeriCorps and the Peace Corps led Stephen Crimarco to shift his career focus from photography to farming. The Kingston, Jamaica native, who migrated to Florida and studied photography at University of Central Florida and Indiana University Bloomington, didn’t know … Continue reading

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Learning the Business of Craft Brewing

By Rachel C. Leslie For Renee Hamblin, a typical day at Queen City Brewery may involve bottling the latest brew, scheduling the week’s social media posts, or leading a focus group for market research. A food systems major with a … Continue reading

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In Cuba, Only Tourists Drink Mojitos

By Sarah L. Tichonuk  He squatted, waiting tensely but patiently, and then seeing the right moment, he snuck the 9-inch blade under the armpit and into the heart, and withdrew it immediately. The pig reeled and squealed, but within 10 … Continue reading

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