Monthly Archives: October 2018

Social Media Post Has Larger Implications for UVM Local Food Partnerships

By Anastasia Tsekeris UVM Dining has recently been on the receiving end of student social media posts about the discovery of insects in food at on-campus dining halls. On September 27, an account on Instagram posted a video in the dining hall … Continue reading

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Erica Morrell to Speak about First Food Justice Nov. 7 at UVM

By Allison Spain  Erica Morrell, PhD, a Mellon C3 Postdoctoral Fellow in Sociology at Middlebury College, will speak at UVM on Nov. 7 about “Knowledge, Power, and the Politics of First Food Justice.”  In her talk, Erica will draw on her … Continue reading

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Two Farmer Training Students Find a Future for Farming in the Northeast

Sid Silverman and Elisa Daus left California in search of a more sustainable way to farm. The couple arrived in Burlington in May to enroll in the UVM Farmer Training Program. Their plan was not so much to learn the basics of … Continue reading

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Uncertainty Abounds with Farm Bill Expiration

By Kate Whitney September 30 marked the deadline for the passing of a new Farm Bill, the primary agricultural and food policy tool of the federal government, which would have replaced the legislation that has been in effect since 2014. Although the bill’s … Continue reading

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