Author Archives: Alison Nihart
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.
Mealworms. Waxworms. Crickets. For most people, these words don’t evoke the thought of gourmet cuisine. Two UVM graduates are hoping to change that. While entomophagy (eating insects) is not a common practice in the United States, these and other insects … Continue reading
Two UVM students are recipients of a prestigious scholarship from the James Beard Foundation National Scholars Program, which awards $20,000 scholarships to ten students across the United States. Alisha Utter is a doctoral student in Plant and Soil Science is developing a research … Continue reading
The UVM Agroecology and Livelihoods Collaborative (ALC), which combines the wisdom of ecological and social sciences with the practice of growing food, is launching new research projects in Central America and Vermont, and a new graduate certificate, following a prestigious grant of … Continue reading
While their peers traveled home to visit family or flew to warm, far-away places, ten UVM undergraduate students chose to stay in Vermont for an alternative spring break experience last week. Although they came from programs as disparate as elementary … Continue reading